24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ulladulla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mosman
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Mentone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Werribee
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Vienna

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: wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip site .

Vienna, Austria to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Blackheath (Govetts Leap, Gallery Blackheath, & more) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, do a tasting at Hillbilly Cider, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and take in the views from Lapstone Zig Zag.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith route builder website .

Drive from Sydney to Penrith in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Penrith are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ulladulla.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Lennox Bridge, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Hillbilly Cider
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

2
nights
Ulladulla

Ulladulla ©
Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Rip Curl Ulladulla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, and then kick back and relax at Greenfield Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Callala Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nelson Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ulladulla online trip maker .

You can drive from Penrith to Ulladulla in 3.5 hours. In January in Ulladulla, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mosman.

Things to do in Ulladulla

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Callala Beach
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Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach
Nelson Beach ©
Nelson Beach

1
night
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
On the 7th (Mon), meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, stroll through Nielsen Park, then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mosman tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Ulladulla to Mosman takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ulladulla in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Mosman. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Nielsen Park, Shelly Beach
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Nielsen Park ©
Nielsen Park
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday planner .

Getting from Mosman to Melbourne by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mosman in January, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Mentone.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Mentone

Mentone ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Chelsea Beach and then make a splash at Melbourne Cable Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mentone itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Mentone takes an hour. In January in Mentone, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Werribee.

Things to do in Mentone

Beaches Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Melbourne Cable Park, Chelsea Beach
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Chelsea Beach ©
Chelsea Beach
Melbourne Cable Park ©
Melbourne Cable Park

1
night
Werribee

Werribee ©
Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Werribee trip itinerary website .

Getting from Mentone to Werribee by car takes about an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Werribee

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Werribee to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Werribee in January, things will get a bit warmer in Alice Springs: highs are around 41°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, then make a splash at Big Buoy Water Park, then examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and finally stroll through Mindil Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin road trip planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in January, you will find days in Darwin are little chillier (37°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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