33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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Adelaide
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Perth
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Brisbane
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast
— 4 nights
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Hobart
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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.
Do your shopping at Adelaide Central Market and The Parade Norwood. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Tscharke's Place (in Marananga), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Tanunda (Lindsay Wine Estate, Langmeil Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Old Oval Estate, Home of Fork in the Road Wines, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide attractions planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Do your shopping at Fremantle Markets and Adam Monk Photography Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park (in Middle Swan), Jadran Wines (in Orange Grove) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, browse the fresh offerings at Subi Famers Market, and appreciate the history behind Elizabeth Quay.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planning website.

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Perth. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning site.

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Traveling from Perth in September, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Shopping · Parks · Museums

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Sydney

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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Leura Mall (in Leura). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and view the masterpieces at ATTY Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Shop till you drop at Opals Down Under and Kawana Shoppingworld. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Mooloolaba Beach), Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery & Spas) and Sunshine Coast Brewery (in Kunda Park). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Yandina Markets, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, browse the different shops at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, and view the masterpieces at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Pacific Fair Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Take a break from Gold Coast with a short trip to Barb's Gift Shop in Minden, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach, pick up some local products at Palm Beach Farmers' Market, and find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hobart

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.
Head to Salamanca Market and Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Toursfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip builder site.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in September, with highs in Hobart at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Tours · Parks · Shopping

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.