22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). Dedicate the 20th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, examine the collection at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Perth day trip site .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Perth hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Spend the 26th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs travel planner.

Getting from Perth to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba), Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brisbane itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in April, plan for little chillier days in Brisbane, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gold Coast, SunJet Simulations, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

7
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.
Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Kissing Point Park (in Putney), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planning tool .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Kissing Point Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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