19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  13 h
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Huskisson
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Wallaga Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Albury
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Sydney
— Few hours
Fly:  7 h 15 min
11
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  13 h
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rockingham Beach and St. Mary's Cathedral. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Warnbro Beach in Warnbro, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Scitech, and take in the pleasant sights at Lotterywest Federation Walkway.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Perth day trip planning website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Perth is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Perth. In December in Perth, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

South Perth Foreshore, Rockingham Beach, Warnbro Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Scitech ©
Scitech

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary planner.

You can fly from Perth to Sydney in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in December, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Huskisson.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Huskisson

Huskisson ©
Huskisson is a town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven, on the shores of Jervis Bay. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Collingwood Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Huskisson trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Sydney to Huskisson in 3 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, Huskisson is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wallaga Lake.

Things to do in Huskisson

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Collingwood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Collingwood Beach ©
Collingwood Beach

1
night
Wallaga Lake

Wallaga Lake
On the 16th (Mon), sample the tasty concoctions at Camel Rock Brewery and Cafe.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wallaga Lake trip site.

Getting from Huskisson to Wallaga Lake by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Huskisson, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Wallaga Lake, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wallaga Lake

Breweries & Distilleries

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around Lakes Entrance Apex Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Entrance Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lakes Entrance trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Wallaga Lake to Lakes Entrance takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Wallaga Lake in December, Lakes Entrance is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Churchill Island Marine National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Newhaven trip app.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Newhaven takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Newhaven can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Newhaven

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Island Marine National Park ©
Churchill Island Marine National Park
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dandenong Ranges National Park and Degraves Street. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the activities along Yarra River, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newhaven to Melbourne in 2 hours. In December in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albury.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, Panorama Garden Estate
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 22nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Albury Town Hall and then admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Albury attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Albury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Albury hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip app.

Traveling by car from Albury to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Wildlife Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Spas

few
hours
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

few
hours
Perth

Perth
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Perth travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Perth when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 17°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks

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