23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Spend the 29th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and stop by With Sugar.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas road trip planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Port Douglas is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 8 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Port Douglas when traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: have fun at South Bank Parklands, stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory, walk around Roma Street Parkland, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Brisbane by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in October, things will get little chillier in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Get out of town with these interesting Byron Bay side-trips: Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff), Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah) and Big Prawn (in Ballina). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take some stellar pictures from Broken Head Nature Reserve, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Byron Bay road trip planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Byron Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brisbane in October since evenings lows in Byron Bay dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, Big Prawn, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

Plan my day in Sydney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Byron Bay to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Sydney, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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