20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Beerwah
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Beerwah
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Bondi
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Beerwah

— 4 nights
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Roy Emmerson Museum in Blackbutt (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Glass House Mountains National Park. There's more to do: get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ngungun.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Beerwah travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Beerwah is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manchester to Beerwah, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brisbane

— 4 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Burleigh Head National Park and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Birrunga Gallery & Dining and Opal Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Tugun Beach (in Tugun) and Kurrawa Beach (in Broadbeach). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Newstead House, take in the views from Story Bridge, and partake in some friendly competition at Breakout Brisbane.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Beerwah to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney

— 2 nights

The Harbour City

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.
On the 15th (Fri), stop by Opal Minded. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning website.

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Bondi

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Bondi Markets, then walk around Sam Fiszman Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach. On your second day here, go for a walk through Dunningham Reserve, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from North Bondi Lookout.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bondi day trip planning tool.

Bondi is very close to Sydney. July in Bondi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Melbourne on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Bondi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 5 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like ArtVo and Degraves Street. Let the collections at Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Immigration Museum capture your imagination. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Eastern Beach Reserve in Geelong, approximately Geelong away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, browse the different shops at Emporium Melbourne, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Bondi to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bondi in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.