27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 1 night
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Fitzroy Island
— 3 nights
3
Palm Cove
— 3 nights
4
Brisbane
— Few hours
5
Twin Waters
— 3 nights
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Tamborine Mountain
— 2 nights
7
Woolgoolga
— 1 night
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Pokolbin
— 2 nights
9
Sydney
— 5 nights
10
Melbourne
— Few hours
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 3 nights

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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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Cairns is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Gothenburg to Cairns. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Gothenburg in December: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Fitzroy Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:

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Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fitzroy Island National Park and Fitzroy Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre. Take a break from Fitzroy Island with a short trip to Sunlover Reef Cruises in Cairns, about 2h 45 min away.

Plan a trip to Fitzroy Island easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Fitzroy Island. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Palm Cove.

Things to do in Fitzroy Island

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sunlover Reef Cruises
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Sunlover Reef Cruises ©
Sunlover Reef Cruises
Fitzroy Island National Park ©
Fitzroy Island National Park

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Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Wilderness Eco Safaris has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Cove online holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fitzroy Island to Palm Cove. In December in Palm Cove, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brisbane.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Wilderness Eco Safaris
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Wilderness Eco Safaris ©
Wilderness Eco Safaris

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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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner.

Fly from Palm Cove to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Palm Cove in December, with highs in Brisbane at 32°C and lows at 23°C. You'll set off for Twin Waters on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

3
nights
Twin Waters

Twin Waters
To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Twin Waters journey app.

Drive from Brisbane to Twin Waters in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Twin Waters can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Twin Waters

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:

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nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain
For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tamborine Mountain driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Waters to Tamborine Mountain takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Woolgoolga.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

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night
Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga
Woolgoolga is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Woolgoolga visit site.

Drive from Tamborine Mountain to Woolgoolga in 4 hours. December in Woolgoolga sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Woolgoolga

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

2
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pokolbin travel route planner.

Drive from Woolgoolga to Pokolbin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Pokolbin can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

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.
To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:

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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.
For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

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night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne
For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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