33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Adelaide
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

7
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 some historical perspective at The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Darling Harbour and Nan Tien Temple. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Werri Beach (in Gerringong), Starfish Education Centre (in Kiama) and Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Werri Beach, Nan Tien Temple, Bilgola Beach, Shelly Beach, Starfish Education Centre
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

7
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines or Christmas Barn at Bredbo. National Portrait Gallery and Scott Leggo Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Canberra side-trips: Mayfield Mews (in Bowning) and Murrumbateman (Helm Wines, Eden Road Wines, & more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia, identify plant and animal life at Floriade, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canberra road trip website .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, Canberra is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Murrumbateman, Bredbo, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Mayfield Mews
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

10
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.
Shop till you drop at Drift On Bliss and North Terrace. Get some cultural insight at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Kangaroo Island (Island Beach & Browns Beach), Blowhole Beach (in Delamere) and Harvest the Fleurieu (in Mount Compass). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, look for gifts at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, stroll through Carrickalinga Beach, and hike along Riesling Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Canberra to Adelaide by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in November since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Clare, Tanunda, Kangaroo Island, Vineyard Road Cellar Door, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Degraves Street. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen), St Mary of the Angels (in Geelong) and Daylesford (Spas & Wellness, The Mill Markets, & more). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, stop by The Junk Company, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planning website .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in November, with lows around 11°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Daylesford, Geelong, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, St. Kilda Beach, Art Gallery of Ballarat
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Spas & Wellness
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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