42 days in Australia Itinerary

42 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Wollongong
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Wollongong
— 6 nights
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Canberra
— 9 nights
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Albury
— 6 nights
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Melbourne
— 11 nights
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Launceston
— 8 nights
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Wollongong

— 6 nights
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Your list of things to see and do now includes Wattamolla Beach, Port Kembla Beach, Hill 60 Park, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wollongong: Kiama Harbour (in Kiama), Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral) and Burragorang Lookout (in Camden). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple, walk around Illawarra Grevillea Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Illawarra, and admire the sheer force of Fitzroy Falls.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wollongong visit planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Wollongong is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Wollongong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in April, expect nights in Wollongong to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Canberra.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Canberra

— 9 nights

The Bush Capital

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes John Knight Memorial Park, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Australian Service Nurses Memorial, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namadgi National Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Kambah District Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Canberra day trip app.

Getting from Wollongong to Canberra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Wollongong in April, with highs in Canberra at 24°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albury.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Albury

— 6 nights
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Your list of things to see and do now includes Yack Station, Chiltern Athenaeum, Lakeview House, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albury: Canyon Walk (in Bright) and Beechworth Historic Courthouse (in Beechworth). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Albury Botanic Garden, stroll around Noreuil Park, admire the striking features of Albury Railway Station, and appreciate the history behind Monument Hill.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Albury trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Albury takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Albury sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Albury

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 11 nights

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.
You've added Phoenix Park, Kirra Galleries, Australian Galleries, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Albury to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Launceston

— 8 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Seahorse World (in Beauty Point), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Yarns Artwork in Silk (in Deloraine). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Launceston in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in Launceston reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.