22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
8
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  28​h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell online travel route planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Nature Parks
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
On the 4th (Fri), let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, then get great views at Point Danger Lookout, and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay trip itinerary app .

Drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Fun & Games
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Blue Mountains (in Katoomba). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, get great views at Hargraves Lookout, head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd, and take a peaceful walk through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Blackheath trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Torquay to Blackheath. Traveling from Torquay in October, things will get a bit warmer in Blackheath: highs are around 30°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Megalong Valley, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney holiday app .

Getting from Blackheath to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then have fun at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip site .

Getting from Byron Bay to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Byron Bay in October, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Spend the 15th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and head outdoors with Horses in Port.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in October; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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