21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wentworth Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Berlin


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6
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've added Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Opal Minded, Sydney Opera House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and The Rocks Discovery Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

2
nights
Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, situated approximately west of the Sydney central business district, and about east of Katoomba, Australia on the Great Western Highway, with a Wentworth Falls railway station on the Main Western line. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at The National Pass, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and then look for gifts at The Candy Store Leura. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Falls Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, and then learn about winemaking at Dryridge Estate.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wentworth Falls trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Wentworth Falls takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Wentworth Falls are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Port Macquarie on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Museums Trails Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, Dryridge Estate, The Candy Store Leura, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park ©
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 27th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, explore the world behind art at The Slim Dusty Centre, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Port Macquarie Historic Court House and then see the interesting displays at Port Macquarie Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Macquarie online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wentworth Falls to Port Macquarie. When traveling from Wentworth Falls in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

The Slim Dusty Centre, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
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Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church
Port Macquarie Historic Court House ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like New Govardhana Australia and Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head) and Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Augustine's Catholic Church.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Gold Coast hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Murwillumbah, Byron Bay, Fingal Head Lighthouse, New Govardhana Australia
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eagle Street Pier. Museum-lovers will appreciate Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Art Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Queensland Air Museum and Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel). Change things up with a short trip to Caloundra Lighthouses in Kings Beach (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Cathedral, and make a trip to Boggo Road Gaol.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Air Museum ©
Queensland Air Museum

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