16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wallerawang
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Goulburn
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Wagga Wagga
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

3
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.
Visit The Rocks and Olympia Milk Bar for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nan Tien Temple and Sydney Opera House. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

Plan my day in Sydney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nan Tien Temple
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

1
night
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get great views at Govetts Leap.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba online day trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in July since evenings lows in Katoomba dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Govetts Leap
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

1
night
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
On the 7th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen Elizabeth Park, then examine the collection at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Blackfellows Hand Cave.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wallerawang trip planning tool .

Getting from Katoomba to Wallerawang by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Wallerawang are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goulburn.

Things to do in Wallerawang

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lithgow
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Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum ©
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park ©

1
night
Goulburn

Goulburn ©
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195km south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90km north-east of Canberra. On the 8th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Saints Peter and Paul's Old Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Garroorigang Historic Home, and finally explore and take pictures at Belmore Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Goulburn online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Wallerawang to Goulburn takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Goulburn

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Garroorigang Historic Home ©
Garroorigang Historic Home
St. Saviour's Cathedral ©
St. Saviour's Cathedral

2
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
On the 9th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Coolamon Fire Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, and then identify plant and animal life at The Rock Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Monte Cristo Homestead, then get engrossed in the history at Broadway Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Wollundry Grove Olives, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Wagga Wagga attractions tool .

You can drive from Goulburn to Wagga Wagga in 3 hours. Traveling from Goulburn in July, things will get little chillier in Wagga Wagga: highs are around 15°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Junee, Coolamon Fire Museum, The Rock Nature Reserve
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The Rock Nature Reserve ©
The Rock Nature Reserve
Coolamon Fire Museum ©
Coolamon Fire Museum
Monte Cristo Homestead ©
Monte Cristo Homestead

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Blarney Books and Art, then view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts, and finally get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, then explore the activities along Bay of Islands, and finally don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool holiday builder .

You can drive from Wagga Wagga to Warrnambool in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Childer's Cove, The Grotto, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and Scots Church will appeal to history buffs. Melbourne Museum and St Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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