22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Brisbane
— 1 night
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
5
Fraser Island
— 1 night
6
Rainbow Beach
— 1 night
7
Townsville
— 1 night
8
Mackay
— 1 night
9
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
10
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
11
Sydney
— 2 nights
12
Shoal Bay
— 1 night
13
Jervis Bay
— 1 night
14
Lakes Entrance
— 1 day
15
Fingal
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), walk around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane sightseeing planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Brisbane. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in March: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast journey planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the galleries of Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, thenenjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, thenstroll through Cape Byron Walking Track, and finally kick back and relax at Broken Head Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Byron Bay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Broken Head Beach
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach

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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Park Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thentake a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Urunga
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk ©
Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 20th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Allom and then explore the activities along Eli Creek. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fraser Island fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Coffs Harbour to Fraser Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in March, expect nights in Fraser Island to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Searys Creek, take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Coloured Sands, and finally explore the activities along Poona Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rainbow Beach online holiday builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Rainbow Beach in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coloured Sands
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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Poona Lake ©
Poona Lake
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

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Townsville

Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Kissing Point Fort and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio, thenhead off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland, thenenjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Castle Hill.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Townsville online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Rainbow Beach to Townsville takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Townsville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Townsville

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

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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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to The Leichhardt Tree, thenview the masterpieces at Big On Shoes (Formerly Known As Fredericks Showcase Space), thenmake a splash at Mackay Aqua Park, and finally grab your bike and head to Foreshore Track.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackay trip planner.

Getting from Townsville to Mackay by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Mackay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Mackay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Foreshore Track
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Mackay Aqua Park ©
Mackay Aqua Park

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Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 26th (Thu), look for gifts at Beach Book Boutique, stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Airlie Beach itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mackay to Airlie Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Speed Boats Tours
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Beach Book Boutique ©
Beach Book Boutique

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Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then make a trip to Passage Peak.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hamilton Island vacation planner.

Ride a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island in 1.5 hours. In March in Hamilton Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through The Rocks, thentake in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, thencatch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Sydney when traveling from Hamilton Island in March, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Fingal Bay Beach, thenget great views at Barry Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Point Stephens Lighthouse.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shoal Bay trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Sydney to Shoal Bay in 3 hours. In March in Shoal Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fingal Bay
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fingal Bay Beach ©
Fingal Bay Beach
Point Stephens Lighthouse ©
Point Stephens Lighthouse

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Collingwood Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Callala Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay day trip site.

You can drive from Shoal Bay to Jervis Bay in 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Callala Beach
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Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Murrays Beach ©
Murrays Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Lakes Entrance Beach and then walk around Lakes Entrance Apex Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lakes Entrance travel planning site.

Getting from Jervis Bay to Lakes Entrance by bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lakes Entrance when traveling from Jervis Bay in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Fingal.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach

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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. On the 2nd (Thu), admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate, and then explore the striking landscape of Greens Bush. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Schanck Lighthouse, thenhike along Cape Schanck Boardwalk, thenidentify plant and animal life at Pulpit Rock, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Gunnamatta Beach.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fingal travel route website.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Fingal in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fingal

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Schanck, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Panorama Garden Estate, Greens Bush, Cape Schanck Boardwalk
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Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Greens Bush ©
Greens Bush

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