20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
4
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
5
Rainbow Beach
— 1 night
6
Noosa
— 1 night
7
Brisbane
— 2 nights
8
Byron Bay
— 1 night
9
Sydney
— 3 nights
10
Perth
— 2 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally don't miss a visit to Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours. Traveling from London in March, you will find days in Melbourne are much warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti), Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, With Sugar, &more). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, and admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns online trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Spas

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach day trip tool.

Getting from Cairns to Airlie Beach by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Airlie Beach sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

1
night
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Australiana Cottage Crafts, then make a trip to The Pier, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Esplanade, and finally cool off at WetSide Water Park.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Hervey Bay when traveling from Airlie Beach in March, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
 WetSide Water Park ©
WetSide Water Park
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
The Pier ©
The Pier

1
night
Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Barnacles Dolphin Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Searys Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Carlo Sand Blow, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Poona Lake.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rainbow Beach online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Barnacles Dolphin Centre
Highlights from your plan
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Poona Lake ©
Poona Lake
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Noosa Main Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rainbow Beach to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane tour planner.

Getting from Noosa to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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 22nd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Craig Parry Photography, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Byron Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Spas

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online road trip planner.

You can fly from Byron Bay to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, walk around Claisebrook Cove, then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth road trip app.

You can fly from Sydney to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Perth is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in March: highs in Perth hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial

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