28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+3
Fly + foot + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
1
Magnetic Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Daydream Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
3
Long Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
4
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Sydney
— 20 nights
End: Sydney


2
nights
Magnetic Island

Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then get to know the fascinating history of Magnetic Island Forts Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Geoffrey Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at West Point, then stop by Magnetic Island Museum, and finally tour the water at your own pace with Pilgrim Sailing.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Magnetic Island vacation planning website .

Sydney to Magnetic Island is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get a bit warmer in Magnetic Island: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Daydream Island.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Geoffrey Bay ©
Geoffrey Bay
Pilgrim Sailing ©
Pilgrim Sailing

1
night
Daydream Island

Daydream Island
On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Daydream Island driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Magnetic Island to Daydream Island. In March, daily temperatures in Daydream Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Long Island.

Things to do in Daydream Island

Wildlife Parks
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1
night
Long Island

Long Island ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Molle Islands National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Long Island road trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Daydream Island to Long 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 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Long Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Molle Islands National Park ©
Molle Islands National Park

3
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Wild life Hamilton Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Catseye Beach, and then get outside with Jetryder.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamilton Island road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Long Island to Hamilton Island with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Wild life Hamilton Island ©
Wild life Hamilton Island

20
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 out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Day FIne Art, & more) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters). Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Dedicate the 24th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, get interesting insight from Tours, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planner.

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Sydney in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hamilton Island in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Katoomba, Shelly Beach, The National Pass
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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