20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 4 nights
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
4
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
5
Sydney
— 6 nights

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and St John the Baptist Chuch (in Buckland). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hobart journey app.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Hobart hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours, Maria Island National Park, St John the Baptist Chuch
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get great views at Anzac Hill, browse the exhibits of Talapi, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, thenget a sense of history and politics at Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, appreciate the history behind John McDouall Stuart, thenmake a trip to David D. Smith, and finally steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Hobart to Alice Springs in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in March: highs in Alice Springs hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Japanache (in Southport), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). There's still lots to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Brisbane. When traveling from Alice Springs in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brisbane: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Mooloolaba, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Buderim Lions Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

3
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Passage Peak, tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, and take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina.

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Getting from Brisbane to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Hamilton Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

6
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Hamilton Island in March, Sydney is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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