22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  15​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Rockhampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
St George
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Albury
— 10 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll around Nielsen Park and then appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Mrs Macquarie's Chair ©
Mrs Macquarie's Chair
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck ©
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie trip builder tool .

Fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Historic Sites
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church

2
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.
On the 20th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, have some family-friendly fun at Slice Virtual Golf, then stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast travel itinerary 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 June: highs in Gold Coast hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 21st (Fri), walk around Alexandra Park, stroll through Alexandra Park Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bundaberg trip itinerary website .

Getting from Gold Coast to Bundaberg by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bundaberg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will leave for Rockhampton on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Bundaberg Botanic Gardens ©
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Alexandra Park ©
Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park Zoo ©
Alexandra Park Zoo

2
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yeppoon Main Beach, and then ponder the design of Keppel Kraken.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rockhampton trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Bundaberg to Rockhampton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. June in Rockhampton sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to St George.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Emu Park
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Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Yeppoon Main Beach ©
Yeppoon Main Beach
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

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St George

St George ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Riversands Winery and then view the masterpieces at The Unique Egg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St George trip planner.

Drive from Rockhampton to St George in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in St George

Wineries Museums Shopping
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Riversands Winery ©
Riversands Winery
The Unique Egg ©
The Unique Egg

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Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubbo trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from St George to Dubbo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Dubbo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo

10
nights
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albury: Rutherglen (Olive Hills Estate, Rutherglen Lolly Shop, & more), Pfeiffer Wines (in Wahgunyah) and Beechworth (Gorge Road Circuit, Beechworth Historical Precinct, & more). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Falls Creek Alpine Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, try your luck at Albury Racing Club, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Murray River Trail.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Albury itinerary planning site .

Fly from Dubbo to Albury in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Dubbo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Albury, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beechworth, Rutherglen, Yackandandah Museum, Wangaratta Library, Falls Creek Alpine Resort
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Falls Creek Alpine Resort ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a stroll through The Rocks, stop by DUX Collection Sydney, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Fly from Albury to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Albury in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
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