19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Canberra
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Newcastle
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
5
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Noosa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Perth

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Prom Country Cheese and Cape Schanck Boardwalk. Visiting Rye Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park (in Langwarrin), Red Hill Community Market (in Red Hill) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Catani Gardens, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tyabb Packing House Antiques.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker website .

Perth to Melbourne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. In November, Melbourne is little chillier than Perth - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Rye, Panorama Garden Estate, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Tyabb Packing House Antiques, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
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Coal Creek Community Park and Museum ©
Fishing Charters & Tours
Prom Country Cheese ©
Prom Country Cheese

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then trek along ANZAC Parade Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Canberra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Outdoors Trails Parks
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ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Southern Highlands Welcome Centre and Sturt Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Port Kembla Beach and Saddleback Mountain Lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park Rail), Avalon Beach (in Avalon Beach) and Sublime Point Lookout (in Bulli Tops). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Whale Beach, view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, examine the collection at Mary Mackillop Place, and contemplate the long history of Burwood War Memorial Arch.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in November, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Mittagong, Katoomba, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Avalon Beach, Whale Beach
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Saddleback Mountain Lookout ©
Saddleback Mountain Lookout
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach

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nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Step out of the city life by going to Jimmy's Beach and Newcastle Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bennetts Beach and Hanging Tree Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newcastle: Caves Beach (in Swansea) and Port Stephens Shell Museum (in Corlette). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at One Mile Beach.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle road trip app .

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Newcastle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Newcastle

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Caves Beach, Hanging Tree Wines, Port Stephens Shell Museum, One Mile Beach
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Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach
Caves Beach ©
Caves Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Currumbin Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tugun Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Fingal Head Lighthouse, then pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach, and finally look for gifts at Miami Marketta.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Newcastle to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fingal Head Lighthouse
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Miami Marketta ©
Miami Marketta

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get a sense of the local culture at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith and Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Marcoola Beach and Gardners Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina), Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright & HMAS Brisbane) and Spas (in Maroochydore). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park, stop by Belmondos Organic Market, and explore the galleries of Tina Cooper Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Noosa trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Gardners Falls, Spas, Buderim Forest Park, Tina Cooper Gallery
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Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Buderim Forest Park ©
Buderim Forest Park
Gardners Falls ©
Gardners Falls

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