25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly:  34​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
7
Adelaide
— 2 nights
8
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
9
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  37​h
End: Roanoke

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get in touch with nature at Coogee Beach and Shelly Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney sightseeing planning tool .

Roanoke, USA to Sydney is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Roanoke to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Roanoke in October, with highs in Sydney at 76°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Bronte Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Koala Hospital has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip builder tool .

Getting from Sydney to Port Macquarie by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in October: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 58°F. You will leave for Brisbane on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Wildlife Parks
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital

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 29th (Tue): take a stroll through West End and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brisbane holiday website .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Brisbane, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 61°F. You will leave for North Stradbroke Island on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Brisbane

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks
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West End ©
West End
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
On the 31st (Thu), stroll through Cylinder Beach and then kick back and relax at Frenchman's Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island online tour planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to North Stradbroke Island in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in North Stradbroke Island can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cylinder Beach ©
Cylinder Beach
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach

3
nights
Cairns

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Four Mile Beach, Tablelands Tours and Transfers, Gallo DairyLand, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, about 32 minutes away.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Cairns online tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Stradbroke Island to Cairns. Traveling from North Stradbroke Island in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 87°F and lows about 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Four Mile Beach, Daintree National Park, Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Balloon Rides

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and HMAS Castlemaine. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cairns in November, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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nights
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.
You've now added Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aldinga Beach and Henley Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fox Creek Wines in McLaren Vale (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip builder .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Aldinga Beach, Fox Creek Wines
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Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours ©
Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

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nights
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.
To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs vacation planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Rottnest Express has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), kick back and relax at Mullaloo Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Warnbro Beach. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with Rottnest Express.

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Getting from Alice Springs to Perth by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alice Springs to Perth due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in October, with highs in Perth at 75°F and lows at 51°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Warnbro Beach, Mullaloo Beach, Rockingham Beach
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach

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