22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Angaston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
End: Sydney

7
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock & Pulpit Rock Lookout) and Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath). Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In August, daytime highs in Sydney are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, North Head Sanctuary, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Logan Brae Orchard, Bridget Kennedy Project Space
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then engage your brain at Questacon, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wee Jasper Reserves, then do a tasting at Jeir Creek Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Canberra online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get slightly colder in Canberra: highs are around 15°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Angaston.

Things to do in Canberra

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jeir Creek Wines, Wee Jasper Reserves
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary ©
Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Wee Jasper Reserves ©
Wee Jasper Reserves

2
nights
Angaston

Angaston ©
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Langmeil Winery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, then learn about winemaking at Lambert Estate Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Brockenchack Wines.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Angaston road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Canberra to Angaston with the Route module. Traveling from Canberra in August, Angaston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Angaston

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tanunda, Brockenchack Wines, Seppeltsfield, Gorge Wildlife Park, Murray Street Vineyards
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Lambert Estate Wines ©
Lambert Estate Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

2
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Softfoot and then appreciate the views at Deep Creek Conservation Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Nangawooka Flora Reserve, learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, then do a tasting at Dog Ridge Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Angaston to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Deep Creek Conservation Park
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Nangawooka Flora Reserve ©
Nangawooka Flora Reserve
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). Dedicate the 17th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, let the kids burn off some steam at Oaklands Wetland, and make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide driving holiday app .

Drive from Victor Harbor to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Cleland Wildlife Park, Gorge Wildlife Park, Oaklands Wetland
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park & Koala Conservation Centre). Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online travel route planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cowes
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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