39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Adelaide
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Perth
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Darwin
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Brisbane
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Sydney — 4 nights

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Buildingfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (Falls Gallery & Wentworth Falls Lookout) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, explore the galleries of ATTY Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and visit Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, Sydney is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 6 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wildlife Coast Cruises and National Gallery of Victoria. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Venture out of the city with trips to National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fitzroy Gardens, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 5 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Skydiving and Seacliff Beach. Family-friendly places like Adelaide Central Market and South Australian Museum will thrill your kids. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see Hans Heysen Art Studio in Hahndorf, approximately Hahndorf away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Opal Diamond Factory, browse the different shops at The Parade Norwood, get a taste of the local shopping with North Terrace, and make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Adelaide road trip website.

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Perth.
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Perth — 5 nights

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Relax by the water at Scarborough Beach and Cottesloe Beach. Head to Red Dirt Photographic and Roc Candyfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Red Umbrella Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Adam Monk Photography Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Perth holiday maker site.

Getting from Adelaide to Perth by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Perth is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in August, you will find days in Perth are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Darwin.
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Darwin — 7 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Mindil Beach and Crocosaurus Cove. Head to Provenance Arts and Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centresfor some retail therapy. Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stop by Viva La Body, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, make a trip to Parliament House, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Darwin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in August, you will find days in Darwin are much hotter (37°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane — 7 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Summer Land Camels or Seaview Art Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Burleigh Heads Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Ipswich Art Gallery (in Ipswich) and Moffat Beach (in Caloundra). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Birrunga Gallery & Dining, see majestic marine mammals with Brisbane Whale Watching, get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Brisbane takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Brisbane. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Darwin in August, with highs in Brisbane at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 2 nights

On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Track, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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