27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly:  28​h
1
Cronulla
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Thredbo Village
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
8
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Seven Mile Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Palm Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Stuttgart

1
night
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. On the 10th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach RockPool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congwong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nielsen Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cronulla trip planner .

Stuttgart, Germany to Cronulla is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Stuttgart to Cronulla. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Stuttgart in December: high temperatures in Cronulla hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Cronulla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Tamarama Beach, Nielsen Park, Congwong Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach
Congwong Beach ©
Congwong Beach

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Cronulla to Kangaroo Island with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, take a memorable tour with Melbourne Boat Hire, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Portsea Back Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Torquay online tour planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Portsea Back Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Portsea Back Beach ©
Portsea Back Beach

1
night
Princetown

Princetown ©
On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to The Grotto, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Princetown online travel route planner .

Drive from Torquay to Princetown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Princetown

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Port Campbell
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

3
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Visit Woodside Beach and Squeaky Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Wilsons Promontory National Park and Norman Beach. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Little Waterloo Bay.

Discover how to plan a Wilsons Promontory National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Princetown to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Woodside Beach
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Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Norman Beach ©
Norman Beach

1
day
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
On the 25th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne, then take in the waterfront at Snow Gums Boardwalk, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kosciuszko National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thredbo Village online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Thredbo Village takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. December in Thredbo Village sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Lake Jindabyne, Snow Gums Boardwalk
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by Trove Canberra, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Floriade, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Thredbo Village to Canberra in 3 hours. In December, Canberra is somewhat warmer than Thredbo Village - with highs of 32°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seven Mile Beach.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

2
nights
Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Opossum Bay Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Macquarie Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seven Mile Beach: Mona (in Berriedale), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck).

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seven Mile Beach trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canberra to Seven Mile Beach. When traveling from Canberra in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Seven Mile Beach, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Seven Mile Beach

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mona, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bellerive Beach, Port Arthur Historic Site
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mona ©
Mona
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

3
nights
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
We've included these beaches for you: Shelly Beach and Palm Beach. Get outdoors at Taronga Zoo and Mona Vale Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palm Beach: Queenscliff Beach (in Manly), Balmoral Beach, Mosman (in Balmoral) and Westfield Warringah Mall (in Brookvale).

You can plan Palm Beach trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seven Mile Beach to Palm Beach. Traveling from Seven Mile Beach in December, expect Palm Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Beach

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Manly, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Mona Vale Beach, Warriewood Beach, Avalon Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo

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