19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Rhyll
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
3
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brussels


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5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip website .

Brussels, Belgium to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Brussels in December, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Rhyll.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Rhyll

Rhyll ©
Rhyll is a small fishing town on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Step out of Rhyll with an excursion to The Nobbies Centre in Summerlands--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Flynns Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Pyramid Rock.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rhyll, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Melbourne to Rhyll in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Rhyll

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Cowes, Phillip Island, Summerlands, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Pyramid Rock
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 30th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get great views at Anzac Hill, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at Talapi.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rhyll to Alice Springs. In December, Alice Springs is a bit warmer than Rhyll - with highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Alice Springs to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in January, plan for slightly colder days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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