19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: London

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 8th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, sample the tasty concoctions at Nowhereman Brewing Co., have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and explore the activities along Swan River.

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London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nowhereman Brewing Co., Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker website .

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in May, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
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 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney driving holiday planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park, have some family-friendly fun at Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast tour itinerary tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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