20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bribie Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Mosman
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Bucharest

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queensland Art Gallery and The Workshops Rail Museum. Queensland Maritime Museum and GOMA will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Victoria Bridge Abutment, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and have fun at South Bank Parklands.

Make your Brisbane itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bucharest, Romania to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bucharest to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in December, expect Brisbane to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Workshops Rail Museum
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

2
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sylvan Beach, then examine the collection at Bribie Island Seaside Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Woorim Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Red Beach, then kick back and relax at Bongaree Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eric the Emu.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bribie Island trip planner .

Drive from Brisbane to Bribie Island in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Michaelmas Cay and Bones and Jones. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands and experience rural life at Gallo DairyLand.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bribie Island to Cairns. Traveling from Bribie Island in December, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mosman.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
On the 26th (Wed), stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then steep yourself in history at Vaucluse House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Palm Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Taronga Zoo, then kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, and then stroll through Nielsen Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mosman trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Cairns to Mosman in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in December, expect Mosman to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sydney, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Aldinga Beach and Henley Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to River Torrens Linear Park Trail and National Motor Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Wirra Wirra Vineyards (in McLaren Vale), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Maslin Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Waterfall Gully, learn about winemaking at Ashton Hills Vineyard, and take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum Port Adelaide.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online attractions planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Mosman to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mosman in December since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Port Adelaide, National Motor Museum, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Ashton Hills Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

2
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Scienceworks, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rippon Lea, and then stroll through Brighton Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown, tour the pleasant surroundings at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and then stroll through St. Kilda Beach.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the St Kilda trip planner .

Getting from Adelaide to St Kilda by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in St Kilda sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scienceworks, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Brighton Beach, Rippon Lea Estate, Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks

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