22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Warrnambool
Drive:  37 h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h
2
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Rockhampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
9
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h
11
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
12
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Warrnambool

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shark Diving, Josephine Falls, Michaelmas Cay, and other attractions. On the 3rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands and then step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online itinerary maker.

Warrnambool to Cairns is an approximately 10-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Shark Diving

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Whitsunday Great Walk, Bicentennial Walkway and Heart Reef. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef, thentake in the pleasant sights at Bicentennial Walkway, and then stroll through Whitsunday Great Walk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip planning tool.

Fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Airlie Beach, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Nature Trails
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Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Bicentennial Walkway ©
Bicentennial Walkway
Whitsunday Great Walk ©
Whitsunday Great Walk

2
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
You've now added Skydive Capricorn to your itinerary. On your second day here, push the limits with Skydive Capricorn.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rockhampton trip itinerary website.

Take a bus from Airlie Beach to Rockhampton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Airlie Beach in June, Rockhampton is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. You'll set off for Brisbane on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Rockhampton

Tours Outdoors
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2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Noosa Chocolate Factory as well as Scuba & Snorkeling. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory.

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Fly from Rockhampton to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rockhampton in June: highs in Brisbane hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Noosa Chocolate Factory ©
Noosa Chocolate Factory

1
night
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.
You've added Kurrawa Beach, Surfers Paradise Beach, Zipline, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach and then kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Tamborine Mountain and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Zipline
Tamborine Mountain ©
Tamborine Mountain

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wategos Beach. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Wategos Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Byron Bay, with lows around 10°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Korora Lookout as well as Diggers Beach. On the 14th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Diggers Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Diggers Beach ©
Diggers Beach
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coastal walk, Aqua Vitae Day Spa and Hastings River. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): hike along Coastal walk.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in June, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Aqua Vitae Day Spa ©
Aqua Vitae Day Spa
Hastings River ©
Hastings River

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Foreshore Park. On the 17th (Thu), stroll around Foreshore Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Newcastle vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Newcastle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Newcastle, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks
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Foreshore Park ©
Foreshore Park

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Opera House, Manly Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions you added. On the 17th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Newcastle to Sydney in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Melbourne on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Gardens as well as Brighton Beach. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Brighton Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

few
hours
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You've now added Mait's Rest to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): hike along Mait's Rest.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Apollo Bay day trip planning website.

Drive from Melbourne to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Nature Parks Trails
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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