25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gladstone
Drive:  7​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
3
Katoomba
— 8 nights
train:  2​h
4
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Launceston
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Gladstone

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.
To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

Gladstone to Brisbane is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Gladstone in September, with highs in Brisbane at 28°C and lows at 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks
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7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sydney Harbour Circle Walk and James Craig Tall Ship. Visit Sydney Town Hall and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to The Australiana Pioneer Village in Wilberforce (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at The Strand Arcade, have some family-friendly fun at Jet Flight Simulator Sydney, and explore the world behind art at Customs House.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toLaunceston.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

The Australiana Pioneer Village
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Sydney Harbour Circle Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Circle Walk
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Sydney Town Hall ©
Sydney Town Hall

8
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore hidden gems such as Prince Henry Cliff Walk and The Giant Stairway. Step out of the city life by going to The National Pass and Minnehaha Falls. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Pulpit Rock Lookout, admire the sheer force of Katoomba Cascades, get great views at Boar’s Head Lookout, and head outdoors with Evans Lookout.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in September since evenings lows in Katoomba dip to 9°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Evans Lookout
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The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

1
night
Sydney

Sydney
On the 19th (Sat), take a stroll through Cockle Bay Wharf.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney route builder .

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in September, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods
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6
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Entally House and Launceston Tramway Museum. Explore hidden gems such as City Park Radio Museum and The Low Head Lighthouse. Take a break from Launceston with a short trip to Mt George Lookout in George Town, about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, make a trip to The Town Clock, and walk around Prince's Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Launceston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Launceston to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 4°C. You'll set off for Brisbane on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

The Low Head Lighthouse, Mt George Lookout
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City Park Radio Museum ©
City Park Radio Museum
Entally House ©
Entally House
The Low Head Lighthouse ©
The Low Head Lighthouse

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane
For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Launceston in September, with highs in Brisbane at 28°C and lows at 15°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks
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