22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+2
train + foot + Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Adelaide
— 3 nights
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  27​h
End: Nottingham

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney
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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder app .

Nottingham, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Nottingham to Sydney. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Nottingham in December; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, cool off at Dreamworld, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and get your game on at Crazy Cat Cafe.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip planning site .

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars). Dedicate the 11th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and gain insight at National Wine Centre of Australia.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Gold Coast to Adelaide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Adelaide, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Haigh's Chocolates Glenelg
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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