21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Boreen Point
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Maleny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and Shrine of Remembrance. Head to Degraves Street and Melbourne Watch Companyfor some retail therapy. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Melbourne is 9 hours. January in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Floriade, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canberra route maker site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Canberra are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Boreen Point.

Things to do in Canberra

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Floriade ©
Floriade
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

3
nights
Boreen Point

Boreen Point ©
Do your shopping at The Original Eumundi Markets and The Real McCaul. Step out of Boreen Point to go to Coolum Beach and see Mount Coolum, which is approximately 42 minutes away.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boreen Point trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canberra to Boreen Point. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Maleny.

Things to do in Boreen Point

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Noosa, Eumundi, Mount Coolum, Noosa Botanic Gardens
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Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets

2
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright, and then stop by Podie Pie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park, identify plant and animal life at Top Catch Charters, and then look for gifts at MaisyMoo.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maleny tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Boreen Point to Maleny in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Maleny can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Maleny

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Podie Pie, Buderim Forest Park, MaisyMoo
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Point Cartwright ©
Point Cartwright
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Top Catch Charters ©
Top Catch Charters

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Head National Park and Burleigh Heads Beach. Do your shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Robina Town Shopping Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, stroll through Coolangatta Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip maker .

You can drive from Maleny to Gold Coast in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcadefor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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