19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Hervey Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
6
Beerwah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

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

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 12th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

1
night
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.
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Bicentennial Walkway ©
Bicentennial Walkway

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hours
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Plan trip to Hervey Bay with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Airlie Beach in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hervey Bay, with lows of 22°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island day trip planning app .

Getting from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Beerwah.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

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Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. You've now added Australia Zoo to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, then admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, and then get great views at Gerrards Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Beerwah trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Beerwah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in Beerwah reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Maleny, Sea Life Sunshine Coast
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Highlights from your plan
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Gerrards Lookout ©
Gerrards Lookout

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Beerwah to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Brisbane are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
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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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, make a trip to Uluru, and then hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planning website .

Getting from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Brisbane in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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