26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
foot + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Albury
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly + foot:  26​h
End: Birmingham

8
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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Coogee Beach, and meet the residents at Taronga Zoo.

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

Birmingham, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Birmingham to Sydney. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in March; daily highs in Sydney reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach, Congwong Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Surfers Paradise (SkyPoint Observation Deck & Surfer's Paradise Beach) and Dreamworld (in Coomera). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Victoria Bridge Abutment, and let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Albury.

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

1
night
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 14th (Sun), browse the fresh offerings at Albury Wodonga Farmers Market, then browse the different shops at Myer Centrepoint, then take in nature's colorful creations at Albury Botanic Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Hill.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Albury tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Albury in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in April; daily highs in Albury reach 26°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Albury

Shopping Parks
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Myer Centrepoint ©
Myer Centrepoint
Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Monument Hill ©
Monument Hill

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 20th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Albury to Melbourne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Melbourne sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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