23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner
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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Wollongong
— 4 nights
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Newcastle
— 5 nights
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Canberra
— 6 nights
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Sydney — 7 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath & Day Gallery), Leura (Everglades House & Gardens & Leura Mall) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary maker.

Amritsar, India to Sydney is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Amritsar in July, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wollongong.
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Wollongong — 4 nights

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Explore Wollongong's surroundings by going to Megalong Valley (Megalong Creek Estate & Dryridge Estate). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, get outside with South Coast Bike Hire, learn insider's secrets on South Coast Journeys, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wollongong attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Wollongong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, Wollongong is slightly colder at night with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 5 nights

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Explore Newcastle's surroundings by going to Pokolbin (Poole's Rock, Harkham Wines, &more), Wine D Road Tours (in Rosebrook) and Oakvale Wildlife Park (in Williamtown). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with CoastXP, take in the pleasant sights at Bathers Way Coastal Walk, learn about winemaking at Ernest Hill Wines, and stroll around Speers Point Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Newcastle sightseeing planner.

Fly from Wollongong to Newcastle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newcastle when traveling from Wollongong in July, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Canberra.
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Canberra — 6 nights

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, sightseeing, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, stroll through ANZAC Parade Walk, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia.

Make your Canberra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Newcastle to Canberra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newcastle in July; daily highs in Canberra reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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