20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— Few hours
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Byron Bay
— 5 nights
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Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
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Noosa
— 4 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip site.

Mildura to Melbourne is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mildura in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Neighborhood
Melbourne Central
4.2

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Hobart

Hobart ©

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Port Arthur Historic Site and Government Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur (in Taranna). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart day trip planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Port Arthur Historic Site
4.6

4
nights
Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Visit Entally House and Spiky Bridge for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Goaty Hill Wines or Design Centre Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Devil's Corner Cellar Door (in Apslawn), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

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You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wildlife Area
Cataract Gorge Reserve
4.7

5
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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.
Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shopfor some retail therapy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lennox Head Beach and Tallow Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Byron Bay side-trips: Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah) and Norries Head (in Cabarita). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, gear up at Gear Rentals, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and hike along Cape Byron Walking Track.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Byron Bay trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Byron Bay takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Byron Bay: highs are around 27°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 31st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright, browse the different shops at Kawana Shoppingworld, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get your game on at SunJet Simulations.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mooloolaba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Mooloolaba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Wildlife Area
Point Cartwright
4.9
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Shopping Mall
Kawana Shoppingworld
4.3

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Head to The Original Eumundi Markets and Underground Surffor plenty of shopping. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Peregian Beach and Noosa Main Beach. Go for a jaunt from Noosa to Tin Can Bay to see Barnacles Dolphin Centre about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Hastings Street, get great views at Laguna Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Fairhill Native Plants & Botanic Gardens, and admire the natural beauty at Noosa Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Noosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Noosa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Peregian Beach
4.8

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