27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Oslo

8
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.
Attractions like Australia Zoo and Kings Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & SunJet Simulations), Podie Pie (in Nambour) and Caloundra (Bulcock Beach, SunJet Simulations, & more). And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, cool off at Aqua Park Bli Bli, find something for the whole family at Aussie World, and kick back and relax at Dicky Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip site .

Oslo, Norway to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Oslo to Brisbane, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect Brisbane to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Australia Zoo, Aqua Fun Park, Podie Pie
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 22:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Aussie World ©
Aussie World

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Bring the kids along to Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fraser Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Powerhouse Museum. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship.

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You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Taronga Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 2:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
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.
Attractions like Adventure World Perth Australia and Perth Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Perth trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Adventure World Perth Australia, Scarborough Beach, Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 8:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Adventure World Perth Australia ©
Adventure World Perth Australia

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