22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
+2
Fly to Perth, Train to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Bus to Albany
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Albany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Alice Springs
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly
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Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly

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Melbourne

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.
Get some cultural insight at Federation Square and Melbourne Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Spas. Step out of Melbourne to go to Ballarat and see Art Gallery of Ballarat, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Degraves Street, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

2
nights
Albany

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nanarup Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Melbourne to Albany takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Albany. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

4
nights
Margaret River

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Wine Tours & Tastings. Relax by the water at Hamelin Bay and Meelup Beach. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach, stop by Gabriel Chocolate, and explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

2
nights
Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 31st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, see the interesting displays at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, then explore the galleries of Yubu Napa Art Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Alice Springs takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Margaret River to Alice Springs is 1.5 hours. In March in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, stroll through Coolangatta Beach, then view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

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Getting from Alice Springs to Gold Coast by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Gold Coast. Traveling from Alice Springs in April, expect nights in Gold Coast to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

4
nights
Sydney

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. Appreciate the collections at Sydney Observatory and Australian National Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder app.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Gold Coast in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

2
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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and then get curious at Questacon. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Canberra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Let the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Salamanca Arts Centre and Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Canberra to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.