20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

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London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Gold Coast at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:
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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

3
nights
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip maker tool .

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
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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