24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
2
Canberra
— 1 night
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
6
Cairns
— 4 nights
7
Darwin
— 3 nights
8
Adelaide
— 2 nights

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Parliament of Australia, thenget engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and then have some family-friendly fun at Axxe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Canberra road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Canberra, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, Sydney is a bit warmer than Canberra - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, head outdoors with Watersports Guru, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Circus Arts Gold Coast and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary app.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Watersports Guru
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Horses in Port, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, &more) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, and sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Sky Brewery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Cairns hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
nights
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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Darwin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Darwin is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Cairns in August, you will find days in Darwin are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery.

You can plan Adelaide trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Adelaide is cooler than Darwin - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Cedars
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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