20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  9 h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Train:  11 h 15 min
4
Tanunda
— 3 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
Newcastle
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and visit The Rocks.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour itinerary planning site.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sydney is an approximately 9- hour flight. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in tháng tư, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for gifts at Trove Canberra, then don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parliament of Australia. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Australian Academy of Science, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Canberra sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in tháng tư since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

5
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 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Melbourne using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in tháng tư, Melbourne is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Step out of Tanunda to go to Cudlee Creek and see Gorge Wildlife Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, make a trip to Gardner Knives, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tanunda road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Tanunda takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In tháng năm, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Greenock, Yelland & Papps, Gorge Wildlife Park, Tscharke's Place
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Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Tscharke's Place ©
Tscharke's Place

3
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Go for a jaunt from Newcastle to Pokolbin to see Hunter Valley Gardens about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, expand your understanding of the military at Fort Scratchley, have fun at Blackbutt Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Tanunda to Newcastle in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In tháng năm in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Off-Road Tours, Hunter Valley Gardens
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Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Off-Road Tours

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