23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Berlin

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Sydney Fish Market and The Strand Arcadefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and stop by Opal Minded.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney route site .

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Sydney. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Visit Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. There's still lots to do: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Gold Coast sightseeing planner.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art on Cairncross and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Relax by the water at Kings Beach and Dicky Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Captain Cook Highway, enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, and let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Art on Cairncross, Captain Cook Highway
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Art on Cairncross ©
Art on Cairncross

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at Bourke Street Mall, and shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker tool .

You can fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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