19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Anna Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
7
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: London


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4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Sydney is much hotter than London - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Anna Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Logan Brae Orchard
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Anna Bay

Anna Bay ©
Anna Bay is the name of a suburb, a town and a bay in the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 13th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Anna Bay trip planning website .

You can drive from Sydney to Anna Bay in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Anna Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Anna Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, Tomaree National Park
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Tomaree National Park ©
Tomaree National Park
Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk ©
Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Anna Bay to Gold Coast. In February, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Dicky Beach, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Brisbane are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

2
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, golf, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park, and kick back and relax at Catseye Beach.

To plan Hamilton Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Hamilton Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hamilton Island, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands National Park
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park
Hamilton Island Art Gallery ©
Hamilton Island Art Gallery

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and St Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Hamilton Island in February, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in February since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Justice & Police Museum ©
Justice & Police Museum

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