23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
2
Airlie Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Wisemans Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Munich


3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Art Gallery of Ballarat and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), The Gold Museum (in Ballarat) and Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, stop by Readings Book Shop, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Munich, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Munich in March; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Spas & Wellness, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

4
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
For shopping fun, head to Colour Me Crazy or Grotty Yachty Clothing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Above & Below Photography and Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Molle Islands National Park (in Long Island) and Bowen (Grays Bay & Horseshoe Bay). Spend the 23rd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef, and look for gifts at Into The Blue Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Airlie Beach road trip planning website .

Getting from Melbourne to Airlie Beach by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, Airlie Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Bowen, Colour Me Crazy, Molle Islands National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Escape the urban bustle at Terrigal Beach and Bouddi National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Caves Beach and Ocean Beach. When in Wisemans Ferry, make a side trip to see Catherine Hill Bay Beach in Catherine Hill Bay, approximately 1h 20 min away.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Wisemans Ferry route builder site .

Explore your travel options from Airlie Beach to Wisemans Ferry with the Route module. Traveling from Airlie Beach in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Wisemans Ferry, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Terrigal Beach, Caves Beach, Ocean Beach, Catherine Hill Bay Beach, Bouddi National Park
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Bouddi National Park ©
Bouddi National Park
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

4
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Keith Rowe Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and The National Pass. Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Berrima (Mrs Oldbucks Pantry & The Bay Tree Gallery). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, trek along The Giant Stairway, stop by The Nook, and make a trip to Echo Point Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Wisemans Ferry to Katoomba takes 2 hours. In March in Katoomba, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Berrima, Blue Mountains National Park, Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, Keith Rowe Gallery, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Australian Centre for Photography capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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