24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  21​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Alice Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Canberra
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
9
Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Sydney
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Berlin

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You've now added Rottnest Express to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a spin around town with Rottnest Express and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Perth is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Adventure, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Fremantle
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

Getting from Perth to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get a bit warmer in Alice Springs: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

2
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 is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Fly from Alice Springs to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Alice Springs - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart vacation planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Hobart, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then make a trip to The Town Clock, then take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then get your game on at South Bank Parklands. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in December, things will get a bit warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
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.
On the 26th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

1
day
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 28th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Canberra travel route planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Canberra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in December, Canberra is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Canberra

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

2
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then stop by The Nook, and finally Head underground at Jenolan Caves. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, then savor the flavors at Josophan's Fine Chocolate, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Blue Mountains National Park sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Blue Mountains National Park takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in December since evenings lows in Blue Mountains National Park dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Jenolan Caves, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, stroll through Manly Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Blue Mountains National Park to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 4th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To plan Fraser Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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