58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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58 days in Australia Itinerary

Edinburgh
train + bus + Fly:  26​h
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Apollo Bay
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Maleny
— 3 nights
bus + train + Fly:  6​h
Rockhampton
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Perth
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  12​h 45​min
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + train:  36​h
Edinburgh

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Nuriootpa (Wolf Blass & First Drop Wines), Greenock (Kalleske Wines, Murray Street Vineyards, & more) and St Hugo Wines (in Rowland Flat). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Cedars, and shop like a local with Thorn-Clarke Wines.

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Edinburgh, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Edinburgh in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tanunda, Greenock, Nuriootpa, Marananga, Barossa Valley
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Wolf Blass ©
Wolf Blass

8
days
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 Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 28th (Tue) 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, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
days
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apollo Bay: Twelve Apostles (in Princetown), Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge & Port Campbell National Park). There's still lots to do: trek along Great Ocean Walk and explore the activities along Carisbrook Creek.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Apollo Bay trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Cape Otway Lightstation, Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

2
days
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Apollo Bay to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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 find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Gallery Blackheath
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

5
days
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Yandina (Mount Ninderry & The Ginger Factory) and Coolum Beach (Lows Lookout & Mount Coolum). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weyba, get interesting insight from Jetty 17 Boat & Kayak Hire, and stroll through Mount Cooroora.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Noosa road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Yandina, Coolum Beach, Mount Cooroora
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Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters ©
Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters

2
days
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kondalilla National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Podie Pie, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, and finally tee off at Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maleny trip planner .

You can drive from Noosa to Maleny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Maleny are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Maleny

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis, Kondalilla National Park, Podie Pie
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Kondalilla National Park ©
Kondalilla National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

0
days
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rockhampton trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Maleny to Rockhampton takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Maleny in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rockhampton, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Rockhampton

#Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

4
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.
Spend the 24th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: stroll through Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, and take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin driving holiday website .

You can fly from Rockhampton to Darwin in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rockhampton in September: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

1
day
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Broome road trip planner .

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Darwin to Broome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Darwin in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Broome, with lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Esperance.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre

1
day
Esperance

Esperance
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll through Cape Le Grand National Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Esperance day trip planning site .

You can fly from Broome to Esperance in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Broome in September, expect nights in Esperance to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery (in Henley Brook), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Upper Reach Winery (in Baskerville). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, do a tasting at Olive Farm Wines, enjoy some diversion at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing, and look for gifts at The House of Honey.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth attractions planner .

Fly from Esperance to Perth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Perth, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wineries, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Millendon, Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 7th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Perth to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Fraser Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in October, Fraser Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

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