22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Darwin
— 2 nights
3
Broome
— 1 night
4
Perth
— 3 nights
5
Adelaide
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
7
Sydney
— 5 nights

2
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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 1st (Thu): stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

Plan trip to Brisbane with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

2
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Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 4th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Wave Lagoon and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Darwin route maker website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Darwin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Brisbane to Darwin. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral ©
Wave Lagoon ©
Wave Lagoon

1
night
Broome

Broome
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Broome. In December, daytime highs in Broome are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Perth.

Things to do in Broome

Historic Sites

3
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.
Step out of Perth with an excursion to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, explore the activities along Swan River, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Perth vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Perth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Broome, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison, Perth Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
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.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide. While traveling from Perth, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

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

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy breathtaking views from Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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