25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Brisbane
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
2
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Newstead House and Victoria Bridge Abutment. Family-friendly places like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Burleigh Head National Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Opals Down Under (in Glenview) and Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane route site .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Brisbane. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Brisbane reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Conondale National Park, Opals Down Under
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

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Getting from Brisbane to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel planner.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Melbourne in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fraser Island in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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