28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Manchester

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Motor Museum and Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Aldinga Beach and Glenelg Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Tanunda (Rockford Winery & Chateau Tanunda). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, get lost in a book at State Library of South Australia, enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Waterfall Gully.

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Manchester, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Manchester to Adelaide. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Manchester in June; daily highs in Adelaide reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, Henley Beach, National Motor Museum, Gorge Wildlife Park, Glenelg Beach
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National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eastern Beach Reserve and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Change things up with a short trip to Art Gallery of Ballarat in Ballarat (about 2 hours away). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, have fun and explore at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning app .

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

4
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wentworth Falls and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and browse the exhibits of Aboriginal Fine Art and Craft.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
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.
Relax by the water at Kings Beach and Kurrawa Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Maleny Dairies in Maleny, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Maleny, Kings Beach
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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

4
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and KickArts Contemporary Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Palm Cove Beach and St Monica's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Palm Cove), Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba) and Birdworld Kuranda (in Kuranda). Spend the 29th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 26th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Jaques Coffee Plantation, Palm Cove Beach, Birdworld Kuranda, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda

4
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Litchfield National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Defence of Darwin Experience and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve. Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Adelaide River War Cemetery in Adelaide River--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Darwin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect nights in Darwin to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Adelaide River War Cemetery, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Litchfield National Park
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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