22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
4
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
6
Noosa
— 2 nights
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
8
Rockhampton
— 1 night
9
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
10
Cairns
— 3 nights

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): do a tasting at Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Adelaide International Airport. In April in Adelaide, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door ©
Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Migration Museum
Migration 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then explore the world behind art at ArtVo. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Yileena Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach, and then take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April in Melbourne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Sydney on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Yileena Park
Highlights from your plan
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, thentrek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, thenkick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, thentake in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach, Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Highlights from your plan
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the activities along Hastings River, learn about winemaking at Long Point Vineyard, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocks Ferry Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Port Macquarie hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Rocks Ferry Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Hastings River ©
Hastings River
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard
Rocks Ferry Reserve ©
Rocks Ferry Reserve

2
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.
On the 20th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then try out the rides at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Opal Museum, stroll through Dicky Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane road trip app.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in April: highs in Brisbane hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
Highlights from your plan
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, thenwander the streets of Hastings Street, thentake some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, and finally explore the activities along Lake Weyba. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Noosa Regional gallery, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenstroll through Coolum Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Noosa visit planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coolum Beach
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Champagne Pools and then contemplate the waterfront views at Indian Head.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools

1
night
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Rod Laver, thentake in the exciting artwork at Rockhampton Art Gallery, and then get a new perspective on nature at FLOW Visitors Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rockhampton vacation builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Rockhampton in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In April, daytime highs in Rockhampton are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
FLOW Visitors Centre ©
FLOW Visitors Centre
Rockhampton Art Gallery ©
Rockhampton Art Gallery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thentrek along Whitsunday Great Walk, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Airlie Beach online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rockhampton in April, Airlie Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, thenhead off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, and then take the plunge with a skydiving experience. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skydiving
Off-Road Tours
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay

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