28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly + bus:  23​h 15​min
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
8
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h 30​min
9
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Meelup Beach and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Hamelin Bay and Jewel Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, look for gifts at Margaret River Venison Farm, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River day trip app .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Margaret River is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Jeddah to Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup, Meelup Beach
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Middleton Beach and Little Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and National Anzac Centre. Take a break from Albany with a short trip to Greens Pool in Denmark, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip maker .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

2
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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 discover tucked-away gems like Valley of the Winds and Field of Light. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kata Tjuta and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website .

Fly from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mait's Rest and Loch Ard Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to London Bridge and Gibsons Steps. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Grotto and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip site .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Mait's Rest
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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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.
Get outdoors at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get a sense of the local culture at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Port Arthur Historic Site in Port Arthur, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Constitution Dock, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart day trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Richmond, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Port Arthur Historic Site
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Darling Harbour. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Katoomba to see Wentworth Falls about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, steep yourself in history at Elizabeth Bay House, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder site .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 17th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, then don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then examine the collection at Roto House.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
On the 19th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, then stroll through Emily Bay, then stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Norfolk Island Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pitt.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Norfolk Island driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Norfolk Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Norfolk Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in June: high temperatures in Norfolk Island hover around 22°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Escape the urban bustle at Burleigh Head National Park and Burleigh Heads Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kurrawa Beach and Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Byron Walking Track in Byron Bay (about 1h 25 min away). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Springbrook National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Coolangatta Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Norfolk Island to Gold Coast in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Norfolk Island to Gold Coast, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norfolk Island in June, plan for little chillier nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Byron Walking Track
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach