24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Wroclaw
Fly:  24​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
train:  30​min
2
Fremantle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
8
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Wroclaw

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Perth day trip planning site .

Wroclaw, Poland to Perth is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Wroclaw to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wroclaw in January, things will get much warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Museums
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fremantle trip planner .

Fremantle is very close to Perth. In January, daytime highs in Fremantle are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Sat), engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hobart road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Fremantle to Hobart takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fremantle in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Museums
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Food Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

3
nights
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, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the striking features of former York Butter Factory.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in January, you will find days in Melbourne are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Thu), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Cedars.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Adelaide route planning app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Cedars
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Canberra trip builder site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Canberra in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Canberra. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch some excitement at Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney journey planning app .

Getting from Canberra to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 30th (Thu), trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, then take in the exciting artwork at Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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 31st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Byron Bay in January since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
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

1
night
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 2nd (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, Cairns is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

2
nights
Darwin

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, then see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, then get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): explore the galleries of Nomad Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and finally browse the exhibits of Mbantua Fine Art Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin route planning tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Darwin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Parks Outdoors
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RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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