30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  26​h
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
Port Fairy
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h 30​min
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Torquay
— 3 nights
train + bus + Fly:  29​h
Manchester

4
days
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane route builder app .

Manchester, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in November, things will get much hotter in Brisbane: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide
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 7th (Wed): catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide attractions planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Adelaide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brisbane in November since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 12th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in November, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
days
Canberra

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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, get a sense of history and politics at National Library of Australia, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Canberra trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

2
days
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Logan's Beach, admire the striking features of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Fairy trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canberra to Port Fairy. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

5
days
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Fairy to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
days
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, make a trip to The Grotto, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Sydney to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

2
days
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Angels, and then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Torquay route planner .

Getting from Port Campbell to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Geelong, Erskine Falls, The Enchanted Adventure Garden
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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