32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  5​h 15​min
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
Albany
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
London

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Coogee Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and The Nook (in Leura). Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker website .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, The Nook, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
days
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.
Popular historic sites such as Port Arthur Historic Site and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Visit Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Spend the 13th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mona, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, and step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hobart online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hobart takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Maria Island National Park, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Mona ©
Mona
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
days
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.
Escape the urban bustle at East Coast Natureworld and Honeymoon Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet Marine Farm and Gala Estate Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Milton Vineyard, and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Bicheno, Swansea, Freycinet
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm

4
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Visiting Eli Creek and Lake McKenzie will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Lake Birrabeen.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Coles Bay to Fraser Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby

2
days
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Head National Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Gold Coast. In January in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and then take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Melbourne. Traveling from Gold Coast in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Melbourne, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Dandenong Ranges National Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

6
days
Albany

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 get in some beach time at Anvil Beach, Nullaki Peninsula and Lowlands Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Misery Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Ocean Beach, Bartholomews Meadery, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre, steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dog Rock.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Albany trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Albany takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Albany, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. January in Albany sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Misery Beach ©
Misery Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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