25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h
2
Hayman Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 45​min
3
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
4
Townsville
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Hamilton Island Bowling Alley make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catseye Beach, choose your vessel at Alani Charters, go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, and tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club.

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Vancouver, Canada to Hamilton Island is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Hamilton Island is 18 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in March, with highs in Hamilton Island at 33°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Hayman Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Go-Kart Racing Track ©
Go-Kart Racing Track
Sports Club ©
Sports Club

1
night
Hayman Island

Hayman Island
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Hiking & Bushwalks One&Only Hayman Island.

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Explore your travel options from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hayman Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hayman Island to Whitsunday Island. In March in Whitsunday Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Townsville.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

4
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Billabong Sanctuary will thrill your kids. Take a break from Townsville with a short trip to Alligator Falls Track in Alligator Creek, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, admire all the interesting features of Castle Hill, explore the fascinating underground world of Copperfield Gorge, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tropical Queensland.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Townsville trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Whitsunday Island to Townsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Queensland, Copperfield Gorge, Alligator Falls Track
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from Townsville to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Townsville in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise), Dreamworld (in Coomera) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and make a trip to Wheel of Brisbane.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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