22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + train:  28​h
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Narooma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Merimbula
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Greenmount Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, stroll through Kurrawa Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel planning website .

London, UK to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The National Pass and Macquarie Lighthouse. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, pause for some photo ops at Anzac Memorial, kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gold Coast in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wollongong.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Bronte Beach, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Govetts Leap
Highlights from your plan
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wollongong travel tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Wollongong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, Wollongong is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Wollongong

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
Highlights from your plan
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©

1
night
Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Blue Pool and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Narooma tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Wollongong to Narooma in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Narooma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Merimbula.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Blue Pool
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool

1
night
Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

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Getting from Narooma to Merimbula by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Merimbula

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Eden
Highlights from your plan
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to William Ricketts Sanctuary and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Cape Schanck Lighthouse in Cape Schanck, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

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Fly from Merimbula to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Lighthouse, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, William Ricketts Sanctuary, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door and Winery and Fox Creek Wines. You'll explore and learn at National Motor Museum and State Library of South Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: St George's Anglican Church (in Gawler), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Tanunda (Langmeil Winery & Rockford Winery). Dedicate the 23rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, get engrossed in the history at Hans Heysen Art Studio, examine the collection at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Adelaide.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Port Adelaide, McLaren Vale, Tanunda, St George's Anglican Church, Hans Heysen Art Studio
Highlights from your plan
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum

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