43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

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43 days in Australia Itinerary

Dayton
Fly:  25​h
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  8​h
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly + taxi:  22​h 30​min
Dayton

8
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny), Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and Kondalilla National Park (in Montville). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sea views from Caloundra Lighthouses, and let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

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Dayton, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Brisbane is 15 hours. In November, Brisbane is much hotter than Dayton - with highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Caloundra Lighthouses, Buderim Forest Park, Kondalilla National Park
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Kondalilla National Park ©
Kondalilla National Park
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

5
days
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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Litchfield National Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, identify plant and animal life at N'Dhala Gorge Nature Park, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Darwin takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Darwin is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 92°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, N'Dhala Gorge Nature Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

7
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get in touch with nature at Caversham Wildlife Park and Paruna Sanctuary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Bullsbrook (Walyunga National Park & The Maze, home of Outback Splash), Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon) and Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm (in Henley Brook). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Anglican Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

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Traveling by flight from Darwin to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Perth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Darwin in December; daily highs in Perth reach 86°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Whiteman, Bullsbrook, Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm, Paruna Sanctuary
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

10
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Warrandyte State Park. Visit Old Melbourne Gaol and Sovereign Hill for their historical value. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

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Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in December, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 78°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

9
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and The National Pass. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Wentworth Falls in Katoomba--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, stroll through Coogee Beach, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

The National Pass, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
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Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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