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:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Rockhampton
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Glenmorgan
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Albury
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Sydney
— 2 nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the long history of First Fleet Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at North Head Sanctuary.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Sydney. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

First Fleet Park, North Head Sanctuary
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North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary
First Fleet Park ©
First Fleet Park

few
hours
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.
For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brisbane holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Snapper Rocks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip tool .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Snapper Rocks ©
Snapper Rocks

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night
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 21st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Maryborough City Hall and then appreciate the history behind Mary Poppins Statue.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hervey Bay travel website .

Getting from Gold Coast to Hervey Bay by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Fun & Games Nature Parks

Side Trip

Maryborough
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Australiana Cottage Crafts ©
Australiana Cottage Crafts
Maryborough City Hall ©
Maryborough City Hall

3
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
On the 23rd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Anzac Plaza Emu Park, make a trip to Singing Ship, and then take in the pleasant sights at Bluff Point Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Rod Laver, examine the collection at Archer Park Rail Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rockhampton online trip builder .

Take a train from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glenmorgan.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Emu Park, Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park
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Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park ©
Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park
Singing Ship ©
Singing Ship
Archer Park Rail Museum ©
Archer Park Rail Museum

1
night
Glenmorgan

Glenmorgan
For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glenmorgan tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Rockhampton to Glenmorgan in 6 hours. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Glenmorgan

Parks Museums
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nights
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), take in nature's colorful creations at Burrendong Arboretum. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Macquarie Regional Library, admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead, and then learn about winemaking at Red Earth Estate.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dubbo road trip planning website .

Drive from Glenmorgan to Dubbo in 7.5 hours. June in Dubbo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Narromine, Burrendong Arboretum
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Dundullimal Homestead ©
Dundullimal Homestead
Narromine Aviation Museum ©
Narromine Aviation Museum
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mt Buffalo Olives and Powers Lookout. Explore Albury's surroundings by going to Beechworth Public Cemetery (in Beechworth), Rutherglen (Warrabilla Wines, Stanton & Killeen Wines, & more) and Milawa Mustard (in Milawa). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Mount Buffalo National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Mountain Fresh Trout & Salmon Farm, learn about all things military at The Army Museum Bandiana, learn about winemaking at Cofield Wines, and examine the collection at Bonegilla Migrant Experience.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albury route planner.

You can fly from Dubbo to Albury in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dubbo in June, you will find days in Albury are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Rutherglen, Powers Lookout, The Army Museum Bandiana, Milawa Mustard, Cofield Wines
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Mount Buffalo National Park ©
Mount Buffalo National Park
Mountain Fresh Trout & Salmon Farm ©
Powers Lookout ©
Powers Lookout

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nights
Sydney

Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at The Australian Botanic Garden, make a trip to Sri Venkateswara Temple, and then take some stellar pictures from Bald Hill Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Albury to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Albury in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Australian Botanic Garden, Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh, Sydney, Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Bald Hill Lookout
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse
The Australian Botanic Garden ©
The Australian Botanic Garden

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