23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Wentworth Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Berlin


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6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manly Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Opera House. Explore hidden gems such as HARS Aviation Museum and Hyde Park. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

HARS Aviation Museum, Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 24:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

2
nights
Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, situated approximately west of the Sydney central business district, and about east of Katoomba, Australia on the Great Western Highway, with a Wentworth Falls railway station on the Main Western line. On the 29th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at The National Pass, then admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and then stop by The Candy Store Leura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Falls Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, and then do a tasting at Dryridge Estate.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Wentworth Falls online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sydney to Wentworth Falls in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Dryridge Estate, The Candy Store Leura
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park ©
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park

2
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piggs Peake Winery, Marketown and Newcastle Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery and Hanging Tree Wines. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Petersons Wines Broke Road and Mistletoe Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle: Calais Estate (in Pokolbin) and The Entrance Heritage Walk (in The Entrance).

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Newcastle trip planning app .

Drive from Wentworth Falls to Newcastle in 3 hours. In December in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Pokolbin, The Entrance Heritage Walk, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
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Piggs Peake Winery ©
Piggs Peake Winery
Newcastle Museum ©
Newcastle Museum
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery ©
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 4th (Tue), do a tasting at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, examine the collection at The Slim Dusty Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Port Macquarie Historic Court House and then examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Port Macquarie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in December, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

The Slim Dusty Centre, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
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The Slim Dusty Centre ©
The Slim Dusty Centre
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze ©
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New Govardhana Australia and Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head) and Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Augustine's Catholic Church.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast road trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and train from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Port Macquarie in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gold Coast: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Murwillumbah, Fingal Head Lighthouse, New Govardhana Australia
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©

3
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.
You've now added Eagle Street Pier to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Air Museum. Visit Chenrezig Institute and Caloundra Lighthouses for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Caboolture Historical Village (in Caboolture), Bee Gees Way (in Redcliffe) and Montville Art Gallery (in Montville). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), steep yourself in history at Boggo Road Gaol, and admire the striking features of Customs House.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Caloundra, Montville Art Gallery, Caboolture Historical Village, Chenrezig Institute, Bee Gees Way
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
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Customs House ©
Customs House
Queensland Air Museum ©
Queensland Air Museum

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