22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

5
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.
You've now added Sydney Ferries to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Nan Tien Temple and Watson's Bay. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley), Palm Beach (Barrenjoey Lighthouse & Palm Beach) and Blue Mountains National Park (Windyridge Garden, Pulpit Rock Lookout, & more). Dedicate the 24th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi Beach, steep yourself in history at Justice & Police Museum, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Blackheath, Hartley Historic Village, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, Terrigal Beach
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Hartley Historic Village ©
Hartley Historic Village

2
nights
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.
You've now added Old Parliament House to your itinerary. On the 28th (Fri), examine the collection at Old Parliament House, engage your brain at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, then steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St John the Baptist Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George, contemplate the long history of Mugga-Mugga Cottage, then contemplate the long history of Calthorpes' House, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Canberra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, Canberra is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Food Tours as well as Wine Tours & Tastings. On the 1st (Mon), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, then contemplate the long history of Water wheel, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River travel planner .

Getting from Canberra to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Augusta, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Redgate Wines, Brookwood Estate
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Farm, Strawberry Hill, then contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, then steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Western Australian Museum - Albany.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany travel route planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Albany sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Duke's Vineyard
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

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.
On the 30th (Thu), contemplate the long history of St Paul's Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, and finally don't miss a visit to Block Arcade. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

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Fly from Albany to Melbourne in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Albany to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Food Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hobart road trip site .

Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Hobart are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Port Arthur, St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Claremont House
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adelaide Central Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, then examine the collection at National Motor Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Adelaide takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Hobart in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Tanunda, National Motor Museum
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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