19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Avoca Beach
— 3 nights
3
Lovedale
— 2 nights
4
Manly
— 1 night
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
6
Sydney
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, thenexplore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and finally admire the striking features of Queen Victoria Building.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary site.

Aberdeen, UK to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Aberdeen to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Sydney is much hotter than Aberdeen - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Avoca Beach.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Avoca Beach

Avoca Beach ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avoca Beach: Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures (in Glenworth Valley), The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance) and Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head).

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Avoca Beach road trip tool.

Drive from Sydney to Avoca Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lovedale.

Things to do in Avoca Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gosford, Deluxe Art - Printing, Framing & Gallery, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, The Entrance Pelican Feed, Captain Cook Lookout
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Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

2
nights
Lovedale

Change things up with a short trip to Off-Road Tours in Williamtown (about 46 minutes away).

To plan Lovedale vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Avoca Beach to Lovedale takes 1.5 hours. In January in Lovedale, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Manly.

Things to do in Lovedale

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Off-Road Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

1
night
Manly

Manly
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manly holiday planner.

Drive from Lovedale to Manly in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Melbourne on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Manly to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Manly in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see The Three Sisters, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. See some other sides of Sydney: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, The Three Sisters
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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