28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cottesloe Beach and St. Mary's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and St. George's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Rockingham Beach in Rockingham (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Perth travel route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amsterdam in June since evenings lows in Perth dip to 9°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Aviation Heritage Museum, Cottesloe Beach, Trigg Beach, Rockingham Beach
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Museum of Old and New Art. Get some historical perspective at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and St. David's Cathedral. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Shene Tasmania in Pontville--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Claremont House, admire the striking features of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, and kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart road trip planner.

Getting from Perth to Hobart by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Hobart. Traveling from Perth in July, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Shene Tasmania, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art, Claremont House
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Art Gallery of Ballarat and Eastern Beach Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: St Augustine's Church (in Creswick), Lake Wendouree (in Ballarat) and National Wool Museum (in Geelong). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ballarat, Geelong, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, St Augustine's Church, Bells Beach
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 15:
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney travel planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nan Tien Temple
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Get some cultural insight at Queensland Art Gallery and Fingal Head Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Kings Beach (in Caloundra), Coolangatta (Saint Augustine's Catholic Church, Kirra Beach, & more) and New Govardhana Australia (in Eungella). Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane holiday planner .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Kings Beach, New Govardhana Australia, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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