30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
bus + Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Beauty Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  25​h
End: Jerusalem

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Victoria and Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Geelong to see Eastern Beach Reserve about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Melbourne. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Foreshore Promenade and then head outdoors with The Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, The Arch
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The Arch ©
The Arch
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Cape Byron Lighthouse. Visit Burleigh Head National Park and Kurrawa Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Byron Bay (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Bexhill Open Air Cathedral (in Bexhill). Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Warrnambool to Gold Coast in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Bexhill Open Air Cathedral
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

2
nights
Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): meet the residents at Seahorse World, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, then learn about winemaking at Iron Pot Bay Vineyard, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls and then relax in the rural setting at Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Beauty Point trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Gold Coast to Beauty Point with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in October, with highs in Beauty Point at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Beauty Point

#Wineries, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Rowella, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Goaty Hill Wines, Lilydale Falls, Hillwood Berry Farm & Farmgate
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Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay vacation planning website .

You can drive from Beauty Point to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook
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Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mona and Port Arthur Historic Site. Head to The Sensory Tasmania and Willie Smiths Organic Apple Ciderfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Tessellated Pavement (in Eaglehawk Neck), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach, and learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Hobart route planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Mona
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Mona ©
Mona
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Australian National Maritime Museum and Clovelly will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. And it doesn't end there: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, stop by Opal Minded, and shop like a local with The Rocks Markets.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney holiday maker website .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Museums
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Attractions like Old Melbourne Gaol and Brighton Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Art Gallery of Ballarat and South Melbourne Marketfor plenty of shopping. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Point Nepean National Park (in Portsea) and Lake Daylesford (in Daylesford). See even more of Melbourne: admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art Gallery of Ballarat, Lake Daylesford, Point Nepean National Park, Brighton Beach
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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