7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia visit planner

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Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive
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Penrith
— 2 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sydney

— 2 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Penrith

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Tue), stroll through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get great views at Spooners Lookout. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith road trip tool.

Getting from Sydney to Penrith by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Penrith

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 2 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.
On the 28th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Flinders Street Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally don't miss a visit to Fitzroy Gardens.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Penrith to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Penrith in January, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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.