22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Minsk
Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  10​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Minsk

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bronte Beach and Terrigal Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, stroll through Manly Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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

Minsk, Belarus to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Minsk in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach, Bronte Beach, Terrigal Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twelve Apostles. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles and then take a peaceful walk through The Redwoods. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Melba Gully National Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Princetown trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Canberra to Princetown in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Princetown

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Melba Gully National Park, Twelve Apostles, The Redwoods
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods

1
night
Sydney

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taronga Zoo to Manly Beach Walk as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Taronga Zoo to Manly Beach Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Princetown to Sydney takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and then kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach, then browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and then enjoy the sea views from Fingal Head Lighthouse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast route builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Fingal Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coastal walk and Wingham Foreshore Recreation Reserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Port Macquarie Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Port Macquarie side-trips: North Brother Mountain (in Laurieton) and Wingham Brush Nature Reserve (in Wingham). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, learn about winemaking at Long Point Vineyard, putt your heart out at Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf, and see the interesting displays at Mid North Coast Maritime Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Gold Coast in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wingham, Rocks Ferry Reserve, North Brother Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Mountains in Katoomba (about 1h 35 min away).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online attractions planner .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Sydney

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Blue Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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