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
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Queensland Art Gallery and West End. Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dicky Beach. There's lots more to do: have fun at South Bank Parklands, stroll through Moffat Beach, and get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane tour itinerary builder website .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brisbane is 10 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coolangatta Beach and Natural Bridge. Relax by the water at Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Byron Bay (Belongil Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gold Coast trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Byron Bay
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Eastern Beach Reserve and Melbourne Zoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Venture out of the city with trips to 13th Beach (in Barwon Heads) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in March, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, 13th Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

2
nights
Hobart

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, then sample the fine beverages at Nonesuch Distillery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach, and finally take a stroll through Sullivans Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect nights in Hobart to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Puddleduck Vineyard, Nonesuch Distillery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Wentworth Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Palm Beach (in Palm Beach). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Manly Scenic Walkway, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in March, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Palm Beach, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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