27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  24​h
1
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Zurich

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
We've included these beaches for you: Blowhole Beach and Second Valley Beach. Get outdoors at Cleland Wildlife Park and Morgan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot), Granite Island (in Victor Harbor) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates, and stroll through Glenelg Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Adelaide to be much hotter, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blowhole Beach, Glenelg Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Second Valley Beach, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Eastern Beach Reserve and Lake Wendouree. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Healesville Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), 13th Beach (in Barwon Heads) and Bells Beach (in Torquay). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catani Gardens, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online travel planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Kilda, Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Bells Beach, 13th Beach
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelly Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Do your shopping at The Original Eumundi Markets and Caloundra Regional Art Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kings Beach and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore), Mooloolaba (HMAS Brisbane & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Mount Coolum (in Coolum Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Peregian Beach, look for gifts at The Real McCaul, stroll through Bulcock Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ninderry.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Noosa online travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Kondalilla Falls, Mount Ninderry
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:
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Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings 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.
Visiting Coolangatta Beach and Natural Bridge will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre or Robina Town Shopping Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Kurrawa Beach (in Broadbeach), Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta) and Japanache (in Southport). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Springbrook National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Street Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip maker .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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