24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Gold Coast
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Edenhope
— 7 nights
Drive to Mount Gambier Airport, Fly to Adelaide International Airport
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Adelaide
— 1 night
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Gold Coast

— 5 nights
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.
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and Fingal Head Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Kurrawa Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Brisbane (State Library Of Queensland, Opal Museum, &more), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, stroll through Currumbin Beach, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast road trip app.

London, UK to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Gold Coast to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sydney

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Anzac Memorial. There's lots more to do: stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, look and learn at Sydney Observatory, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 4 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at Collins St/Swanston St and McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park. Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Melbourne Town Hall. Change things up with a short trip to Frankston Beach in Frankston (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Heide Museum of Modern Art, explore the engaging exhibits at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Edenhope.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Edenhope

— 7 nights
Edenhope is a town in Victoria, Australia. Appreciate the collections at Nhill & District Historical Society Inc Museum and Australian Pinball Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre and Nhill Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edenhope: Nhill (Jaypex Park & Lowana Craft Shop), Harrow Log Jail (in Harrow) and Serviceton Historic Railway Station (in Serviceton). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse and Info Centre, explore the activities along Lake Ratzcastle Lake Reserve, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Arapiles.

To plan Edenhope vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Melbourne to Edenhope in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Edenhope

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 1 night
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): do a tasting at Mollydooker Wines, learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates, then do a tasting at Paxton Wines, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of North Terrace. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Edenhope to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.