26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 4 nights
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Torquay
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 2 nights
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Beerwah
— 1 night
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Cairns
— 2 nights

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Head to Adam Monk Photography Gallery and Aspects of Kings Parkfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at St. Mary's Cathedral and The Bell Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Mandurah (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Silver Sands Beach) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Perth road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Perth International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Sorrento Beach, Trigg Beach, Aviation Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral

4
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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.
Get outdoors at Glenelg Beach and Maslin Beach. Head to North Terrace and Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltdfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Kalleske Wines (in Greenock), National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, get advice or help at State Library of South Australia, and kick back and relax at Semaphore Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Adelaide, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Adelaide, Kalleske Wines, Maslin Beach, Semaphore Beach, Henley Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

2
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Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Great Ocean Road. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Point Impossible Surf Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park and then examine the collection at Australian National Surfing Museum.

Find out how to plan Torquay trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Torquay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Torquay due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Adelaide in January, with highs in Torquay at 30°C and lows at 16°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Impossible Surf Beach ©
Point Impossible Surf Beach
Australian National Surfing Museum ©
Australian National Surfing 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Paul's Cathedral and Immigration Museum. Let the collections at ArtVo and Old Treasury Building capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park (in Langwarrin) and William Ricketts Sanctuary (in Mount Dandenong). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne travel route planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, William Ricketts Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

3
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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 6th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and then listen to music at Sydney Opera House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Customs House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planning website.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

3
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Kurrawa Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Byron Bay). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Springbrook National Park, kick back and relax at Currumbin Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Lennox Head Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Springbrook National Park ©
Springbrook National Park
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, look for gifts at Berkelouw Book Barn, and then kick back and relax at Marcoola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park, take a stroll through Hastings Street, then get great views at Laguna Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coolum Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Noosa online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Beerwah.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Berkelouw Book Barn, Coolum Beach, Marcoola Beach
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Tewantin National Park ©
Tewantin National Park

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Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 15th (Wed), kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Buderim Forest Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Beerwah itinerary planner.

Getting from Noosa to Beerwah by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Buderim Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Buderim Forest Park ©
Buderim Forest Park

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Cairns

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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, stroll through Yorkeys Knob Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Cairns Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns vacation maker app.

You can fly from Beerwah to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Beerwah in January, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yorkeys Knob Beach, Crystal Cascades
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Yorkeys Knob Beach ©
Yorkeys Knob Beach

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