28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  28​h
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wisemans Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Cowes
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Torquay
— 2 nights
+3
bus + shuttle + Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Adelaide
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  29​h
End: Berlin

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Moffat Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Burleigh Head National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Brisbane trip simple and quick.

Berlin, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Moffat Beach, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Burleigh Head National Park, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Hawkins Lookout, admire all the interesting features of Watkins Orchard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Convict Trail.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wisemans Ferry trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Wisemans Ferry in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Wisemans Ferry are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Hawkins Lookout ©
Hawkins Lookout
Watkins Orchard ©
Watkins Orchard

2
nights
Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then trek along The National Pass, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpit Rock Lookout. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and finally make a trip to Day FIne Art.

To plan Blackheath vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Wisemans Ferry to Blackheath by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Blackheath

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

1
day
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 1st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, then head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cowes holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Cowes. March in Cowes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Woolamai Beach, The Nobbies Centre
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Boat Hire. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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

You can drive from Cowes to Melbourne in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at 13th Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay attractions website .

Drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Torquay, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

13th Beach, Lorne Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay Conservation Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi from Torquay to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Hallett Cove Conservation Park, and then make a trip to Old Gum Tree Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Gum Tree Reserve, Cleland Wildlife Park, The Cedars, Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
The Cedars ©
The Cedars

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