25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
train + Fly:  29​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Bundaberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Cann River
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
8
Port Fairy
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
9
Port Pirie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Peterborough
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Adelaide
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  25​h
End: Nottingham

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.
On the 16th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brisbane holiday planner .

Nottingham, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Nottingham in February, expect Brisbane to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

2
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos, and finally take some stellar pictures from Hummock Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Alexandra Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alexandra Park Zoo, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos Turtle Express.

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

Fly from Brisbane to Bundaberg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Bundaberg can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Bundaberg Botanic Gardens ©
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Hinkler Hall of Aviation ©
Hinkler Hall of Aviation

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 19th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Maheno Wreck and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Bundaberg to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In February in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Gold Coast takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, then don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, stroll through Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, then explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie visit planning site .

Getting from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Gold Coast in February, you will find days in Port Macquarie are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Katoomba.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, and admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Katoomba trip planning site .

Drive from Port Macquarie to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in February: highs in Katoomba hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cann River.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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night
Cann River

Cann River ©
Cann River is a town in the East Gippsland region of Victoria in Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Point Hicks Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cann River trip maker .

Drive from Katoomba to Cann River in 7 hours. Traveling from Katoomba in February, you will find days in Cann River are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Cann River

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Point Hicks Lighthouse ©
Point Hicks Lighthouse

3
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): learn about winemaking at Basalt Wines, look for gifts at Blarney Books and Art, then visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse, then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, and finally pick up some local products at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Mount Eccles National Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Fairy trip itinerary website .

Getting from Cann River to Port Fairy by car takes about 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Port Pirie.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Eccles National Park, Basalt Wines
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art

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night
Port Pirie

Port Pirie ©
Port Pirie is the sixth most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Whyalla, Murray Bridge and Port Lincoln. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Pirie trip planner .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Port Pirie in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March in Port Pirie, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Port Pirie

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Whyalla
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Whyalla Maritime Museum ©
Whyalla Maritime Museum
Port Pirie RSL Museum ©
Port Pirie RSL Museum

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night
Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, examine the collection at Peterborough Motorcycle & Antique Museum, then make a trip to Bob the Railway Dog, then examine the collection at Town Carriage Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Peterborough Town Hall.

You can plan Peterborough trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Port Pirie to Peterborough takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bob the Railway Dog ©
Bob the Railway Dog
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Adelaide fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Peterborough to Adelaide in 3 hours. In March in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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