36 days in Hong Kong & Australia Itinerary

36 days in Hong Kong & Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Hong Kong & Australia Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  12​h
1
Hong Kong, China
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Perth, Australia
— 13 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Katoomba, Australia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Pokolbin, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Williamtown, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Port Macquarie, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Coffs Harbour, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Byron Bay, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Lamington National Park, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Noosa, Australia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
12
Fraser Island, Australia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
13
Brisbane, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
14
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong online trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Hong Kong is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Hong Kong Time (HKT) is 8 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Hong Kong reach 23°C and lows reach 17°C. You'll set off for Perth on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Nightlife
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13
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Perth, Australia

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Little Creatures, Fremantle Markets, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Perth online day trip planner .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Perth in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Hong Kong in February, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are much warmer, around 38°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, South Perth, Yanchep National Park, Adventure World Perth Australia, Hillarys Boat Harbour
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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Sydney, Australia

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Darling Harbour, Manly Beach, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and other attractions. On the 29th (Sat), kick back and relax at Manly Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney travel route planner .

Getting from Perth to Sydney by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in February, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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Katoomba, Australia

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 2nd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Katoomba dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Govetts Leap
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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Pokolbin, Australia

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
On the 3rd (Tue), learn about winemaking at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, then learn about winemaking at Leogate Estate Wines, and finally do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Ernest Hill Wines, do a tasting at Waverley Estate, do a tasting at Scarborough Wine Co, stop by Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop - Hall of Food, then do a tasting at Peterson House, and finally learn about winemaking at Petersons Wines Broke Road.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pokolbin online trip maker .

Getting from Katoomba to Pokolbin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamtown.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ernest Hill Wines
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Peterson House ©
Peterson House
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

1
night
Williamtown, Australia

Williamtown ©
Williamtown is a rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, and then see the interesting displays at Fighter World.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Williamtown tour planner .

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Williamtown takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March in Williamtown, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Williamtown

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters
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Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters ©
Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters
Fighter World ©
Fighter World
Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk ©
Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk

1
night
Port Macquarie, Australia

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie trip maker tool .

Drive from Williamtown to Port Macquarie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Williamtown in March: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

1
night
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the history behind The Big Banana Fun Park, then get great views at Forest Sky Pier, and then don't miss a visit to The Clog Barn.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour road trip website .

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in March: highs in Coffs Harbour hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.
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Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
The Clog Barn ©
The Clog Barn

2
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Byron Bay, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stop by Byron Bay Cookies Retail Store, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay, browse the exhibits of Thomgallery, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Drive from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Lamington National Park, Australia

Lamington National Park
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Lamington National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lamington National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Lamington National Park in 2.5 hours. March in Lamington National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lamington National Park
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Noosa, Australia

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Noosa vacation planner .

Drive from Lamington National Park to Noosa in 4 hours. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Beaches
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mount Tinbeerwah ©
Mount Tinbeerwah

2
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Fraser Island, Australia

Fraser Island ©
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. March in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature Parks Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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Brisbane, Australia

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lantau island.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong holiday planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Hong Kong in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Hong Kong Time (HKT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Brisbane, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hong Kong, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lantau island ©
Lantau island

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