24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fingal
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Walhalla
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in February, expect Melbourne to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 16°C. You'll set off for Fingal on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Fingal

Fingal ©
Fingal is a rural locality of the Mornington Peninsula abutting Bass Strait along Gunnamatta Beach and lying between the suburbs of Rye and Cape Schanck. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peninsula Hot Springs. On the 4th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at Peninsula Hot Springs.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fingal itinerary planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Fingal in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Fingal can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Walhalla.

Things to do in Fingal

Spas
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Peninsula Hot Springs ©
Peninsula Hot Springs

1
night
Walhalla

Walhalla ©
Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Walhalla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fingal to Walhalla takes 3 hours. March in Walhalla sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites
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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wentworth Falls and Art Gallery of New South Wales. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney sightseeing app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Walhalla to Sydney. Traveling from Walhalla in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roma Street Parkland and Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer. Step out of Brisbane to go to Gold Coast and see Tamborine Mountain, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Tamborine Mountain
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

6
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Step off the beaten path and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Michaelmas Cay. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay), Artistree Gallery (in Yungaburra) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cairns Aquarium, admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls, and relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Brisbane in March since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Artistree Gallery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Historic Village Herberton
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

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nights
Melbourne

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally admire the masterpieces at ArtVo. On the next day, indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Melbourne is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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