19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Byron Bay
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
3
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Maroochydore Beach. Relax by the water at Kings Beach and Moffat Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Zipline (in Gold Coast) and McCarthy's Lookout (in Maleny). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, take in the waterfront at Eagle Street Pier, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

Discover how to plan a Brisbane trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Brisbane is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Brisbane. In April, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Caloundra, Maroochydore Beach, Zipline
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): kick back and relax at Wategos Beach, explore the activities along Lake Ainsworth, and then take in the exciting artwork at Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Pat Morton Lookout, then experience rural life at Summerland House Farm, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Byron Bay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head, Lighthouse Beach, Summerland House Farm
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
Pat Morton Lookout ©
Pat Morton Lookout
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

3
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Boathaven Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Heart Reef and Above & Below Photography. The adventure continues: trek along Whitsunday Great Walk, take a memorable tour with Airlie Boat Hire, and step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach route maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Byron Bay to Airlie Beach in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Byron Bay in April since evenings lows in Airlie Beach dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Boathaven Beach ©
Boathaven Beach

5
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Wentworth Falls, & more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nielsen Park.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In May, Sydney is slightly colder than Airlie Beach - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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