25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
1
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Drive:  10​h
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Ljubljana

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Kalleske Wines (in Greenock) and Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Dedicate the 3rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 7th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Kalleske Wines, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
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.
On the 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at City Hall and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brisbane tour planner .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Hall ©
City Hall

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 20th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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