22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  26​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Murray Street Vineyards and Seppeltsfield. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Greenock (Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars & Kalleske Wines), Wolf Blass (in Nuriootpa) and Tanunda (Chateau Dorrien & Langmeil Winery). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Flaxman Wines and take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum.

Plan my day in Adelaide using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Adelaide is 9 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in December; daily highs in Adelaide reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, Marananga, Tanunda, Flaxman Wines, God's Hill Wines
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island day trip website .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove, stroll through Dee Why Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Caloundra Lighthouses and Victoria Bridge Abutment will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Kings Beach in Caloundra, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and kick back and relax at Dicky Beach.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane journey planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Burleigh Heads, Caloundra Lighthouses
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

4
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Visit Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Safaris in Port Douglas, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January in Cairns, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Safaris
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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