22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Thredbo Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bright
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
6
Stanthorpe
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  7​h
7
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The National Pass and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Take a break from the city and head to The Giant Stairway and Jenolan Caves. Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba online itinerary builder .

Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves, Bilpin Cider Company, Govetts Leap
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia. Visiting Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Australian National Botanic Gardens will get you outdoors. Explore Canberra's surroundings by going to Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River) and Point Hut Crossing (in Gordon). And it doesn't end there: stroll through ANZAC Parade Walk, admire the striking features of National Museum of Australia, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint.

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Traveling by car from Katoomba to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Katoomba in June, with highs in Canberra at 15°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Point Hut Crossing
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ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

2
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jindabyne, take in the waterfront at Snow Gums Boardwalk, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kosciuszko National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Snowy Mountains Hydro, fly down the slopes at Snowy Mountains, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kosciuszko Brewery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Thredbo Village trip website .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Thredbo Village takes 3 hours. While traveling from Canberra, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Thredbo Village, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains Hydro, Snowy Mountains, Snow Gums Boardwalk
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Snowy Mountains ©
Snowy Mountains

3
nights
Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Canyon Walk and Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Brown Brothers and Omeo Historic Park & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Bright: Falls Creek Alpine Resort (in Falls Creek), Mount Bogong (in Bogong) and Beechworth Historic Courthouse (in Beechworth).

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bright route planner .

Drive from Thredbo Village to Bright in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bright when traveling from Thredbo Village in July, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Bright

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Falls Creek Alpine Resort, Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board, Mount Bogong, Brown Brothers, Beechworth Historic Courthouse
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Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Beechworth Historic Courthouse ©
Beechworth Historic Courthouse

3
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Walkerville Lime Kilns and Uniting Church. Escape the urban bustle at Squeaky Beach and Cape Paterson Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilsons Promontory National Park: Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve (in Waratah Bay) and Bunurong Marine National Park (in Cape Paterson). It doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park and hike along Yanakie/Duck Point Loop.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bright to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cape Paterson, Walkerville Lime Kilns, Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve, Uniting Church, Yanakie/Duck Point Loop
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Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns

2
nights
Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe ©
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Balancing Rock Wines and Girraween Estate Winery and Cellar Door. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lawdogs Australia and Girraween National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Sundown National Park and relax in the rural setting at Suttons Juice Factory.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Stanthorpe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Wyberba, Sundown National Park, Girraween National Park, Suttons Juice Factory
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Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park
Lawdogs Australia ©
Lawdogs Australia
Sundown National Park ©
Sundown National Park

2
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 12th (Sun), Head underground at Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, and then admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Stanthorpe to Dubbo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Dubbo, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine
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Shoyoen Japanese Garden ©
Shoyoen Japanese Garden
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol

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