28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Geelong
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Eden
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Bondi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Wollongong
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Narooma
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Bairnsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Walhalla
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Geelong

2
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Pambula Beach, take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Eden vacation planning site .

Geelong to Eden is an approximately 4-hour combination of train, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Eden can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Eden

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Merimbula, Pambula Beach
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Maroubra Beach Rocky Climb. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planning website .

Getting from Eden to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Eden in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Bondi

Bondi ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): have fun at Wylie's Baths, then kick back and relax at Maroubra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, then contemplate the waterfront views at Parsley Bay Reserve, then stroll through Tamarama Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bondi online sightseeing planner .

Bondi is just a short distance from Sydney. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Bondi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sydney, Wylie's Baths, Maroubra Beach, Bronte Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Maroubra Beach ©
Maroubra Beach

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at The Little Brewing Company, identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, then learn about winemaking at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pilot Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie route app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bondi to Port Macquarie. While traveling from Bondi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, Pilot Beach
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Pilot Beach ©
Pilot Beach
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Relax by the water at Lennox Head Beach and Belongil Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Byron Walking Track and Lighthouse Beach. Step out of Byron Bay with an excursion to Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, admire the natural beauty at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, make a trip to The Byron Bay Book Exchange, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Byron Bay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Byron Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Byron Bay, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lighthouse Beach, Tropical Fruit World, Lennox Head Beach, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

2
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 17th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, get to know the fascinating history of Hartley Historic Village, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through The Giant Stairway, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Squirrel Shop.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Katoomba online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Byron Bay to Katoomba takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackheath, Hartley Historic Village
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

3
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Get some historical perspective at Nan Tien Temple and Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grape Escape and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. Venture out of the city with trips to Tertini Wines (in Mittagong) and Hyams Beach (in Jervis Bay).

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Wollongong travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Katoomba to Wollongong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Wollongong can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Wollongong

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mittagong, Hyams Beach, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

3
nights
Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Get in touch with nature at Camel Rock and Mogo Zoo. Relax by the water at Blue Pool and Pebbly Beach. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Central Tilba Historic Village, take a leisurely stroll along Mill Bay Boardwalk, and pause for some serene contemplation at Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Narooma day trip app .

You can drive from Wollongong to Narooma in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Narooma are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bermagui, Central Tilba Historic Village, Mogo Zoo, Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma, Pebbly Beach
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pebbly Beach ©
Pebbly Beach
Central Tilba Historic Village ©
Central Tilba Historic Village

1
night
Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyerimilang Heritage Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bairnsdale vacation builder site .

Getting from Narooma to Bairnsdale by car takes about 5 hours. April in Bairnsdale sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Walhalla.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lakes Entrance
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Nyerimilang Heritage Park ©
Nyerimilang Heritage Park

1
day
Walhalla

Walhalla ©
Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, then don't miss a visit to Walhalla Tramline Walkway, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Walhalla Cemetery, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Baw Baw National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Walhalla itinerary planner.

Getting from Bairnsdale to Walhalla by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Walhalla are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Walhalla

Wildlife Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
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Baw Baw National Park ©
Baw Baw National Park
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Walhalla Cemetery ©
Walhalla Cemetery

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nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Norman Beach, kick back and relax at Squeaky Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park trip site .

You can drive from Walhalla to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse ©
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

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