28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
4
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h
5
Whitsunday Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  156​h
End: London

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday maker .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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.
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, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney journey planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planner .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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

2
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 16th (Tue), head outdoors with Jetryder, then stroll through Catseye Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Passage Peak. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hamilton Island online tour builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Hamilton Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, Hamilton Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

3
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

Plan trip to Whitsunday Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Island. Traveling from Hamilton Island in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Whitsunday Island, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

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