23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Newhaven
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  27​h
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Royal Botanic Gardens and Werribee Open Range Zoo. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Ljubljana to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
On the 18th (Thu), explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Fun & Games
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

3
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kids will appreciate attractions like Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Marine National Park. Go for a jaunt from Newhaven to Summerlands to see Swan Lake Trail about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, try for a hole-in-one at Grumpys Crazy Golf, look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things.

You can plan Newhaven trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Torquay to Newhaven by car takes about 3 hours. April in Newhaven sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Summerlands, Churchill Island
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Newhaven to Canberra. Traveling from Newhaven in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Canberra, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Manly Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sydney trip simple and quick.

Drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in April, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. There's lots more to do: have fun at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, and kick back and relax at Moffat Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online route maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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