22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
5
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Berridale
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Eden
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dicky Beach and then kick back and relax at Moffat Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary builder tool .

Berlin, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 22nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diggers beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): meet the residents at Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic, then kick back and relax at Solitary Islands Coastal Walk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Korora Lookout.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Coffs Harbour travel route planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Coffs Harbour sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Diggers beach ©
Diggers beach
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, trek along Coastal walk, and then don't miss a visit to Breakwall.

Start your trip to Port Macquarie by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital

3
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.
Visit Manly Beach and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blacktown to see Featherdale Wildlife Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney attractions planner.

Fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berridale.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
Floriade ©
Floriade

5
nights
Berridale

Berridale ©
Berridale is a small town in New South Wales of 1,197 people at the and was the administrative centre of the Snowy River Shire until that shire merged with two others to form the Snowy Monaro Regional Council in 2016, one of Australia's major inland tourism destinations. Take a break from the city and head to Kosciuszko National Park and Lake Jindabyne. Venture out of the city with trips to Smiggin Holes Ski Resort (in Smiggin Holes), Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery (in Jindabyne) and Thredbo Alpine Village (in Thredbo Village). On the 3rd (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Charlottes Pass Snow Resort. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Perisher Blue Ski Resort and learn about winemaking at Shut the Gate Wines.

Make your Berridale itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Canberra to Berridale in 2 hours. Traveling from Canberra in January, expect Berridale to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Berridale

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Thredbo Village, Perisher Valley, Jindabyne, Charlottes Pass Snow Resort
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Thredbo Alpine Village ©
Thredbo Alpine Village

2
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
On the 4th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace, and then stroll through Pambula Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Short Point Recreation Reserve, take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Eden road trip website .

Drive from Berridale to Eden in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Berridale in February since evenings lows in Eden dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Merimbula, Pambula Beach, Bega Cheese Heritage Centre
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Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace
Bega Cheese Heritage Centre ©
Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Eden to Melbourne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Eden in February: highs in Melbourne hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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