23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
4
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Copenhagen

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

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Copenhagen, Denmark to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Sydney are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

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Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 19th (Fri), let little ones run wild at Point Dayman Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stop by Mind, Body and Soul. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands, let the kids burn off some steam at Wook-Koo Park, then let little ones run wild at Anzac Park and Ululah Lagoon, and finally don't miss a visit to Portside.

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Getting from Brisbane to Hervey Bay by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Hervey Bay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Maryborough, Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands ©
Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, make a trip to K'gari, and kick back and relax at Indian Head.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

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