23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
4
Agnes Water
— 1 day
5
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
6
Rainbow Beach
— 1 night
7
Noosa
— 2 nights
8
Byron Bay
— 1 night
9
Brisbane
— 2 nights
10
Sydney
— 3 nights
11
Perth
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 8th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then stroll through Port Melbourne Beach. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Melbourne online visit planner.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, you will find days in Melbourne are much warmer (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trin Warren Tam-boore ©
Trin Warren Tam-boore

2
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the striking features of Freshwater Station, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at KickArts Contemporary Arts.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip app.

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the galleries of Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Into The Blue Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitsunday Great Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Boathaven Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Agnes Water.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Daydream Island Living Reef
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Whitsunday Great Walk ©
Whitsunday Great Walk

1
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Agnes Water

Agnes Water
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Joseph Banks Regional Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agnes Water Main Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Agnes Water day trip tool.

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Agnes Water in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Agnes Water can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Agnes Water

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Joseph Banks Regional Park

1
night
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Elfotography Hervey Bay, grab your bike and head to Esplanade, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hervey Bay road trip planner.

You can drive from Agnes Water to Hervey Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In March in Hervey Bay, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Elfotography Hervey Bay ©
Elfotography Hervey Bay

1
night
Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Searys Creek, identify plant and animal life at Barnacles Dolphin Centre, then kick back and relax at Cooloola Recreation Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Carlo Sand Blow.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rainbow Beach trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Cooloola Recreation Area, Barnacles Dolphin Centre
Highlights from your plan
Barnacles Dolphin Centre ©
Barnacles Dolphin Centre
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Watermelon Red, then stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Noosa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rainbow Beach to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Mooloolaba
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, and then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay route builder.

Drive from Noosa to Byron Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane holiday builder site.

Getting from Byron Bay to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer ©
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer

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 out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney route maker app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Escape the urban bustle at Cottesloe Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Elizabeth Quay, don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth online tour planner.

Fly from Sydney to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Perth is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 34°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Monument Hill War Memorial, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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