33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Hanoi
Fly:  15​h
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
St Helens
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Hanoi

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.
Get outdoors at Eastern Beach Reserve and 13th Beach. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong) and Ballarat (The Gold Museum & Ballarat Wildlife Park). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

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Hanoi, Vietnam to Melbourne is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Hanoi to Melbourne, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, 13th Beach, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
days
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Motor Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Waitpinga Beach (in Waitpinga), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). Next up on the itinerary: trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, kick back and relax at Semaphore Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide.

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Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Port Adelaide, National Motor Museum, Aldinga Beach, Blowhole Beach
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River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

1
day
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): look for gifts at Providore 24, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Adelaide to Stanley in 7 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Stanley to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Stanley

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Mawbanna, Fossil Bluff
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Fossil Bluff ©
Fossil Bluff
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

2
days
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and then explore the striking landscape of Narawntapu National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Pearn's Steam World, then explore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mole Creek trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Mole Creek takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Narawntapu National Park, Pearn's Steam World, Alum Cliffs, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum
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Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Pearn's Steam World ©
Pearn's Steam World

3
days
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Tamar Valley and Design Centre Tasmania. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bass & Flinders Centre and Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, make a trip to The Town Clock, view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, and find something for the whole family at Penny Royal Adventures.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Launceston takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Holm Oak Vineyards, Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Bass & Flinders Centre, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre

few
hours
St Helens

St Helens ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and finally stop by The Shop in the Bush.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St Helens trip maker app .

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In January in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

2
days
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, then view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at East Coast Heritage Museum, then do a tasting at Milton Vineyard, then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, and finally do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

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Traveling by car from St Helens to Bicheno takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Cranbrook, Honeymoon Bay, Wineglass Bay Lookout
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Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, examine the collection at Mona, and then take a stroll through Sullivans Cove.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart road trip website .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Mona, Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
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.
Visiting Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Wentworth Falls will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame in Bowral, about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary planning website .

Fly from Hobart to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Wentworth Falls, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Canberra Glassworks, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at ANZAC Parade Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, engage your brain at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, and then explore the world behind art at Drill Hall Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Canberra. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk

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