22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Melbourne
— 9 nights

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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.
Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and Nepalese Pagoda will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art. Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Brisbane is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Hanoi to Brisbane, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the galleries of Anthea Polson Art, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast route planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
Robina Town Centre ©
Robina Town Centre

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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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Buildingfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Step out of Sydney to go to Faulconbridge and see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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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 Melbourne Museum and Federation Square. Visit St. Kilda Beach and Aspendale Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), Cowes Beach (in Cowes) and Kitty Miller Bay (in Ventnor). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., explore the galleries of Buxton Contemporary, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning website.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, Cowes Beach, Aspendale Beach, St. Kilda Beach, Dendy Street Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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