33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Adelaide

3
nights
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 Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd and The Parade Norwood. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Tanunda (Lindsay Wine Estate, Langmeil Winery, &more), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Tscharke's Place (in Marananga). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, learn about winemaking at Old Oval Estate, Home of Fork in the Road Wines, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner.

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

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Tanunda, The Cedars, Tscharke's Place
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
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 Jadran Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park (in Middle Swan). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, view the masterpieces at Adam Monk Photography Gallery, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and appreciate the history behind Elizabeth Quay.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planning website.

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. 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

Side Trips

Fremantle, Westfield Booragoon, Subi Famers Market, Jadran Wines, Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Jadran Wines ©
Jadran Wines
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and South Melbourne Market. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Federation Square ©
Federation Square
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Brett Whiteley Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Leura Mall (in Leura) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Queen Victoria Building, and revel in the low prices at Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Leura Mall, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Opals Down Under and Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Mooloolaba Beach), Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina) and Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery & Spas). There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and view the masterpieces at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. 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 Wildlife

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Kawana Shoppingworld, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Opals Down Under ©
Opals Down Under
Kawana Shoppingworld ©
Kawana Shoppingworld

4
nights
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.
Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Palm Beach Currumbin Farmers Marketsfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Barb's Gift Shop (in Minden). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Harbour Town Premium Outlets, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park.

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

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. 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

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Barb's Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

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You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gold Coast in September: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
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