42 days in Australia Itinerary

42 days in Australia Itinerary

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42 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ubud, Bali
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Broken Hill
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
End: Ubud, Bali

4
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 in touch with nature at Alice Springs Desert Park and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Get some cultural insight at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Iranti Art Gallery. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, take an in-depth tour of National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and view the masterpieces at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Ubud, Indonesia to Alice Springs is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ubud to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ubud in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alice Springs, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Step out of the city life by going to Valley of the Winds and Kuniya Walk. Explore hidden gems such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take in the exciting artwork at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru ©
Uluru

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 Art Gallery of Ballarat and Shrine of Remembrance. Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Healesville Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to The Gold Museum (in Ballarat), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Ballarat, St. Kilda Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Healesville Sanctuary, Spas & Wellness
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Spas & Wellness

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Lady Franklin Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston) and Port Arthur (Cape Raoul, Remarkable Cave, & more). On the 30th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, examine the collection at Mona, and contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Mona, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

3
nights
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.
Visiting Floriade and Pierces Creek Forest will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as National Portrait Gallery and Lake Burley Griffin. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Drill Hall Gallery, trek along Canberra Centenary Trail, and view the masterpieces at Strathnairn Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Canberra day trip planning site .

You can fly from Hobart to Canberra in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Hobart, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Pierces Creek Forest
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jenolan Caves and Wentworth Falls. The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Camp Cove, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Canberra to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves, Kiama Blowhole
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore hidden gems such as Pro Hart Gallery and The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary. Visit Day Dream Mine and Synagogue of the Outback for their historical value. Step out of Broken Hill to go to Silverton and see Silverton School and Educational Museum, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Mutawintji National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, and admire the majestic nature at Living Desert State Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Broken Hill vacation site .

Fly from Sydney to Broken Hill in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Broken Hill hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Broken Hill

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Silverton
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6
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cleland Wildlife Park and Island Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Shingleback Wine Cellar Door & McLaren Vale III Associate wines), Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage (in Leasingham) and Riesling Trail (in Clare). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Granite Island, admire the verdant scenery at Deep Creek Conservation Park, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Broken Hill to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Adelaide is little chillier than Broken Hill - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Victor Harbor, Kangaroo Island, Riesling Trail, Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 22:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

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