24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  27​h
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Golden Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  26​h
End: Ljubljana

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Kings Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Caloundra Lighthouses in Kings Beach, approximately 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, and stroll through Moffat Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane journey app .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Brisbane is an approximately 27-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in March: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Gold Coast
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jimmy's Beach and Zenith Beach. Visiting Tomaree Head and Blacksmiths Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newcastle: Bennetts Beach (in Hawks Nest) and Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Newcastle online road trip planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Newcastle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brisbane in March since evenings lows in Newcastle dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shoal Bay, Hawks Nest, Norah Head Lighthouse, Blacksmiths Beach
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach

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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.
Visiting Manly Beach and Clovelly will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Dee Why Beach, and stroll through Coogee Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, Canberra is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Golden Beach.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Nature Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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night
Golden Beach

Golden Beach ©
Golden Beach is a small settlement situated on the Ninety Mile Beach in Gippsland Victoria. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Gippsland Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Guthridge and then explore the striking landscape of The Lakes National Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Golden Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Canberra to Golden Beach by car takes about 7 hours. In March in Golden Beach, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Golden Beach

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Loch Sport, Gippsland Lakes, Lake Guthridge
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
The Lakes National Park ©
The Lakes National Park
Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park ©
Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

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St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. On the 16th (Sat), meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then stroll through St. Kilda Beach, and then look for gifts at St Kilda Sea Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Chelsea Beach, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mentone beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St Kilda day trip planning tool .

Getting from Golden Beach to St Kilda by car takes about 3 hours. March in St Kilda sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chelsea Beach, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Mentone beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Chelsea Beach ©
Chelsea Beach
Jewish Holocaust Centre ©
Jewish Holocaust Centre

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Horseshoe Bay and West Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Aldinga Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock), Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, enjoy the sand and surf at Semaphore Beach, stop by Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Park Lands.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Adelaide vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from St Kilda to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. In March, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Horseshoe Bay, Semaphore Beach, Murray Street Vineyards
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay