22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Castle Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Ulaanbaatar

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brett Whiteley Studio and Danks Street Produce Merchants. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney road trip website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In June in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Castle Hill.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Castle Hill

Castle Hill ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Gosford Regional Gallery, look for gifts at Ettalong Markets, then kick back and relax at Palm Beach, and finally get great views at Warrah Lookout. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at The Australiana Pioneer Village, then get outside with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, then examine the collection at Kurrajong Radio Museum, and finally hike along Yarramundi Reseve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Castle Hill trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Castle Hill in an hour. June in Castle Hill sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wollongong.

Things to do in Castle Hill

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Warrah Lookout, Kurrajong Radio Museum, Gosford Regional Gallery, The Australiana Pioneer Village
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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park

1
night
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, get great views at Sublime Point Lookout, then stroll through Symbio Wildlife Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wollongong route planner .

You can drive from Castle Hill to Wollongong in 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Wollongong when traveling from Castle Hill in June, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Wollongong

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sublime Point Lookout, Symbio Wildlife Park, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Leggo Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra route planner.

You can drive from Wollongong to Canberra in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Wollongong in June, expect Canberra to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 0°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

9
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Get in touch with nature at Bradleys Head Trail and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery and Sydney Observatory. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). Enjoy Sydney some more: stop by The Intersection Paddington, browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, explore the activities along Watson's Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ku-Ring-Gai Chase.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Canberra in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach
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Watsons Bay ©
Watsons Bay
Mrs Macquarie's Chair ©
Mrs Macquarie's Chair
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House

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