21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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 find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Perth trip planning site .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Perth is 8 hours. When traveling from London in December, plan for much warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip site .

You can fly from Perth to Sydney in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Sydney is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, you will find days in Sydney are little chillier (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

6
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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba), Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in January since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

SunJet Simulations, Australia Zoo, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 10:
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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