36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Alice Springs
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Darwin
— 8 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Stockholm

8
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.
Visiting Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Wentworth Falls will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kiama Blowhole and Nan Tien Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Katoomba (The Giant Stairway & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Wollongong Head Lighthouse (in Wollongong). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planning site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in November, things will get warmer in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Wollongong, Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Eastern Beach Reserve and The Great Ocean Road. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ballarat Wildlife Park and Dandenong Ranges National Park. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat), Bells Beach (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 5th (Wed) 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in November since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Torquay, Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

7
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Get outdoors at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Step off the beaten path and head to Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve. When in Alice Springs, make a side trip to see Ormiston Gorge in West MacDonnell National Park, approximately 1h 55 min away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trephina Gorge Nature Park, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and admire the verdant scenery at Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Centre, Ormiston Gorge
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Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

8
nights
Darwin

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Berry Springs Nature Park. Christ Church Cathedral Darwin and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Litchfield National Park (Buley Rockhole & Florence Falls), Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Wed) at Darwin Waterfront. There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, don't miss a visit to Magnetic Termite Mounds, look for all kinds of wild species at Casuarina Coastal Reserve, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in December, Darwin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park

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