32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Broome
— 1 night
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Fly to Melbourne, Train to Warrnambool, Bus to Port Campbell
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Fly to Perth, Train to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Bus to Albany
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
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Broome

— 1 night

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, stroll through Cable Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary planner.

Perth to Broome is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in April: high temperatures in Broome hover around 40°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twelve Apostles and London Bridge. Take a break from the city and head to Loch Ard Gorge and Mait's Rest. When in Port Campbell, make a side trip to see Cape Otway Lightstation in Cape Otway, approximately Cape Otway away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, make a trip to The Grotto, and explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell online vacation maker.

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Broome to Port Campbell in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Kangaroo Island

— 2 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Seal Bay Conservation Park and Admirals Arch. Step out of the city life by going to Off-Road Tours and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Hobart

— 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Visit Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Hobart Convict Penitentiary for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and MARITIME MUSEUM OF TASMANIA. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip maker.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Hobart by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Art Gallery of New South Wales and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Macquarie Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Gold Coast

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Gold Coast sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Cairns

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Head to Ngarru Gallery and Coffee Works Port Douglasfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Agincourt Reef, &more), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). It doesn't end there: stroll through Trinity Beach and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cairns planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in May: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Walpa Gorge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kuniya Walk and Uluru. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planning app.

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in May, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Albany

— 2 nights
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Step off the beaten path and head to Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and make a trip to Albany Wind Farm.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Albany planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 17.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Margaret River

— 4 nights
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Yallingup Beach & Ngilgi Cave) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, explore and take pictures at Caves Road, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.