21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Townsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London


3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nan Tien Temple and Shelly Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

Find out how to plan Sydney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

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. In April, Sydney is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nan Tien Temple, Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Wentworth Falls Lake, and finally browse the different shops at Leura Mall. On your second day here, get outside with Evans Lookout, admire the sheer force of Katoomba Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Gordon Falls Lookout, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Blackheath trip site .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blackheath takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Blackheath when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Katoomba, Wentworth Falls Lake, Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

3
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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Explore hidden gems such as Castle Hill and Jourama Falls. When in Townsville, make a side trip to see Paluma State Forest in Paluma, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Billabong Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Townsville Palmetum, view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio, and admire all the interesting features of Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Townsville holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Townsville. In April, Townsville is somewhat warmer than Blackheath - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jourama Falls, Paluma State Forest
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill
Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural Bridge and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Byron Bay (Spas & Wellness & Kayaking & Canoeing). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, and browse the different shops at Marina Mirage.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Townsville to Gold Coast in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Gold Coast is little chillier than Townsville - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Byron Bay
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Quay and South Beach Recreation Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Mandurah (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, and don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Gold Coast to Perth in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Perth. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandurah, Fremantle, Rockingham Beach
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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