22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 2 nights
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
5
Gold Coast
— 1 night
6
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
7
Brisbane
— 2 nights
8
Mackay
— 1 night
9
Cairns
— 2 nights
10
Darwin
— 1 night

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 7th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Elizabeth Quay, don't miss a visit to Spanda, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then get interesting insight from Tours, then stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind State War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, then explore the activities along Swan River, and finally take in the waterfront at South Perth Foreshore.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Perth visit site.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Perth, Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): shop like a local with Rundle Mall, go deep underground at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Cedars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Adelaide online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide. When traveling from Perth in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

The Cedars
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip app.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. Traveling from Adelaide in February, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 18:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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.
Plan trip to Gold Coast with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 19th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Lows Lookout. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, then let little ones run wild at Maroochydore Rotary Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Divinity Spa.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mooloolaba itinerary tool.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Buderim, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Kings Beach, Maroochydore Rotary Park, Fudgyboombahs
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mooloolaba to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. On the 24th (Wed), cool off at Bluewater Lagoon, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bluewater Trail, and then make a splash at Mackay Aqua Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mackay trip builder.

You can fly from Brisbane to Mackay in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February in Mackay, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Mackay

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:
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Mackay Aqua Park ©
Mackay Aqua Park
Bluewater Lagoon ©
Bluewater Lagoon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Mackay to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at 1934 Qantas Hangar.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin sightseeing planner.

Fly from Cairns to Darwin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 27:
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1934 Qantas Hangar ©
1934 Qantas Hangar

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