28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

5
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and The National Pass will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Katoomba to see Wentworth Falls about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 9 hours. In January, Sydney is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The National Pass, Wentworth Falls
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get outdoors at Flinders Chase National Park and Admirals Arch. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, explore the historical opulence of George's 40,000 Castle Lights, and stroll through Stokes Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island route planning tool .

Getting from Sydney to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) 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

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adelaide Oval and The Cedars. Your inner history buff will appreciate Langmeil Winery and ISKCON Adelaide. Step out of Adelaide to go to Greenock and see Kalleske Wines, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Dedicate the 1st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

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Fly from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Langmeil Winery, Kalleske Wines, ISKCON Adelaide, The Cedars
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at The Twelve Apostles, then admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell road trip planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Port Campbell in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at The Great Ocean Road and Panorama Garden Estate. Change things up with these side-trips from Torquay: Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders), The Rip (in Queenscliff) and Pulpit Rock (in Cape Schanck). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, stroll through Torquay Front Beach, and head outdoors with The Nobbies.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Nobbies, Pulpit Rock, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, The Rip, Panorama Garden Estate
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

7
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 out of the city life by going to Royal Botanic Gardens and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, steep yourself in history at The mission to seafarers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne itinerary planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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