51 days in Australia & Indonesia Itinerary

51 days in Australia & Indonesia Itinerary

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Start: Chandigarh, India
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Darwin, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Cairns, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Katoomba, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Canberra, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Hobart, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Kangaroo Island, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Adelaide, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
11
Albany, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Margaret River, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
14
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Chandigarh, India

3
nights
Darwin, Australia

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Crocosaurus Cove. When in Darwin, make a side trip to see Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, approximately Batchelor away. There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin sightseeing planner.

Chandigarh, India to Darwin is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Chandigarh to Darwin, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Darwin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

4
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Daintree National Park and Mossman Gorge Centre. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef, and take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip site.

Getting from Darwin to Port Douglas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Darwin in November, plan for slightly colder days in Port Douglas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

5
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trinity Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Paronella Park (in Mena Creek), Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Captain Cook Highway Rock Stacks, look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cairns day trip website.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Paronella Park, Palm Cove Beach, Babinda Boulders
Highlights from your plan
Paronella Park ©
Paronella Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chinese Garden of Friendship and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and visit Darling Harbour.

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You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Katoomba, Australia

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, thenget great views at The Three Sisters, and finally get great views at Echo Point Lookout.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Echo Point Lookout ©
Echo Point Lookout
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

3
nights
Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Ainslie Lookout and Questacon. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint, and admire the striking features of National Museum of Australia.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Canberra route planning site.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in December, Canberra is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

4
nights
Hobart, Australia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Remarkable Cave (in Port Arthur), The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, contemplate the long history of Constitution Dock, and browse the fresh offerings at Farm Gate Market.

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You can fly from Canberra to Hobart in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Canberra in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Remarkable Cave, The Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Food Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Melbourne Museum and Spas. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Ballarat Botanical Gardens (in Ballarat) and Lake Daylesford (in Daylesford). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Old Treasury Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in December, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Spas

3
nights
Kangaroo Island, Australia

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Off-Road Tours and Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Remarkable Rocks, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island sightseeing app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

2
nights
Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide road trip planning site.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

4
nights
Albany, Australia

Albany ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Beach and Desert Mounted Corps Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, take a tour of Replica of the Brig Amity, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Albany takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Albany due to the time zone difference. In December, Albany is little chillier than Adelaide - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
Highlights from your plan
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

4
nights
Margaret River, Australia

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 Caves Road. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River trip planner.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint and then explore the activities along Swan River.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Jatiluwih Green Land. Step out of Ubud with an excursion to Waterbom Bali in Kuta--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Temple, and view the masterpieces at Threads of Life.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ubud road trip planning website.

You can fly from Perth to Ubud in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Perth in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ubud, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Theme Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Jatiluwih Green Land, Waterbom Bali
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Zipline
Jatiluwih Green Land ©
Jatiluwih Green Land

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