22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h
End: Riyadh

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You've now added The Bell Tower to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Swan River and Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and browse the different shops at Garden City Shopping Centre.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Perth visit site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Perth is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Perth to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Garden City Shopping Centre, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park ©
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

5
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Sovereign Hill make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Royal Botanic Gardens and The Great Ocean Road will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, get some fabulous bargains at DFO South Wharf, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary planner .

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Pulpit Rock Lookout) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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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.
Do your shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Robina Town Shopping Centre. Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Surfers Paradise Beach. Step out of Gold Coast to go to Lamington National Park and see O'Reillys Birds of Prey, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

O'Reillys Birds of Prey
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane journey app .

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Psychic Readings Twin Featherz ©
Psychic Readings Twin Featherz

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