25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 18th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website .

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Melbourne is 10 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Manchester in December: highs in Melbourne hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

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Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get curious at Questacon, delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Canberra online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

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Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online day trip planner .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in December, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane vacation tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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