27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Linz
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cronulla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Fitzroy Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
9
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Dandenong
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
13
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Linz

1
night
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning website .

Linz, Austria to Melbourne is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Linz to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rippon Lea Estate
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of the Winds and Helicopter Tours. Get outdoors at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and get great views at Uluru.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online route planner .

Linz, Austria to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 36-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Linz to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In September, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Visiting Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online visit planner .

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 October, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barrenjoey Lighthouse
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): hike along Grand Canyon track, then identify plant and animal life at Pulpit Rock Lookout, then take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral of Ferns Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at South Lawson Waterfall Circuit, then explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, then hike along The National Pass, and finally trek along Horseshoe Falls Walk.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Blue Mountains National Park using our trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Blue Mountains National Park dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cronulla.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

South Lawson Waterfall Circuit, Cathedral of Ferns Walk
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

1
night
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Matthew Flinders and George Bass Monument, then hike along Cronulla Beach Walk, and then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach RockPool.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cronulla trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blue Mountains National Park to Cronulla. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blue Mountains National Park in October since evenings lows in Cronulla dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fitzroy Falls.

Things to do in Cronulla

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Cronulla Beach Walk ©
Cronulla Beach Walk

1
night
Fitzroy Falls

Fitzroy Falls
Fitzroy Falls is a village in the Wingecarribee Shire, located with the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia. To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fitzroy Falls trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cronulla to Fitzroy Falls takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cronulla in October since evenings lows in Fitzroy Falls dip to 12°C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off toPenrith.

Things to do in Fitzroy Falls

Nature Parks Wineries
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2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, then identify plant and animal life at Corridor of Oaks, and then get your game on at iFLY Downunder. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd and then hike along Prince Henry Cliff Walk.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Penrith vacation maker site .

You can drive from Fitzroy Falls to Penrith in 2 hours. In October in Penrith, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, Corridor of Oaks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
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Prince Henry Cliff Walk ©
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
Corridor of Oaks ©
Corridor of Oaks

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Nutgrove Beach, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hobart sightseeing planning website .

Explore your travel options from Penrith to Hobart with the Route module. Traveling from Penrith in October, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): work some fitness into your day at Foreshore Promenade, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, don't miss a visit to Warrnambool Breakwater, then stroll the grounds of Tower Hill Cemetery, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Hobart to Warrnambool takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

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nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park and then explore the striking landscape at The Twelve Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The Razorback, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, and then explore the striking landscape of Melba Gully National Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Warrnambool to Port Campbell in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Melba Gully National Park
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
The Razorback ©
The Razorback

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 15th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Great Otway National Park and then admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Road.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay holiday planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dandenong.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Nature

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Grants Picnic Ground. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along The Briars Park and then explore the striking landscape of Arthurs Seat State Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dandenong driving holiday planner .

Getting from Apollo Bay to Dandenong by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Dandenong are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Briars Park, Arthurs Seat State Park
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Arthurs Seat State Park ©
Arthurs Seat State Park
The Briars Park ©
The Briars Park

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 18th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance and then head outdoors with Geelong Adventure Specialists. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach and then kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Dandenong to Melbourne in an hour. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Geelong, Bells Beach
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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