21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Echuca
— 4 nights

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brisbane online visit planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Brisbane, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, things will get much warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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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.
Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Byron Bay (The Byron Bay Book Exchange, Cape Byron Lighthouse, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, get in on the family fun at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, and browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip app.

Traveling by train from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): visit The Rocks, explore the wide array of goods at DUX Collection Sydney, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally stop by Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Neighborhood
Darling Harbour
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Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6

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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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Echuca.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Echuca: Swan Hill (Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery & Pioneer Settlement). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, sample the tasty concoctions at Bandicoot Brewing Pty Ltd, have some family-friendly fun at Oz Maze and Mini Golf, and learn about winemaking at Cape Horn Vineyard.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Echuca trip planner.

You can take a train from Melbourne to Echuca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums · Golf · Outdoors · Wineries

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