22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Rockhampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Glen Innes
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Albury
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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 18th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip website .

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, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): go for a walk through Bluff Point Walking Track, then take some stellar pictures from Wreck Point Scenic Lookout, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yeppoon Main Beach, and finally admire the local landmark of Keppel Kraken. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Rockhampton Art Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rockhampton route website .

You can fly from Sydney to Rockhampton in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Rockhampton to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yeppoon
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Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Yeppoon Main Beach ©
Yeppoon Main Beach
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

1
night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bundaberg trip builder .

You can take a train from Rockhampton to Bundaberg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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 Kirra Beach and Lennox Head Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Greenmount Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: Byron Bay (The Byron Bay Book Exchange & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach, get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Bundaberg to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Lennox Head Beach
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach

1
night
Glen Innes

Glen Innes ©
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Gawura Gallery, then explore and take pictures at The Super Strawberry, then don't miss a visit to Australian Standing Stones, and finally take an in-depth tour of Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glen Innes online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Glen Innes takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Glen Innes

Museums Shopping
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Gawura Gallery ©
Gawura Gallery
Australian Standing Stones ©
Australian Standing Stones
The Super Strawberry ©
The Super Strawberry

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maquarie River.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dubbo holiday maker app .

You can drive from Glen Innes to Dubbo in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albury.

Things to do in Dubbo

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Dundullimal Homestead ©
Dundullimal Homestead
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre

8
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Albury Botanic Garden and Monument Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Albury side-trips: The Rock Nature Reserve (in The Rock), Bharatralia Jungle Camp (in Mitta Mitta) and Lake William Hovell (in Wangaratta). There's lots more to do: walk around Noreuil Park, identify plant and animal life at Wonga Wetlands, get outside with Oddies Creek Playspace, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Albury day trip site .

Fly from Dubbo to Albury in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Dubbo in June, plan for slightly colder days in Albury, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake William Hovell, Morris Wines, Bonegilla Migrant Experience, The Rock Nature Reserve, Bharatralia Jungle Camp
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Wonga Wetlands ©
Wonga Wetlands
The Rock Nature Reserve ©
The Rock Nature Reserve
Lake William Hovell ©
Lake William Hovell

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney route planner .

Getting from Albury to Sydney by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albury in July, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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