28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  7​h
1
Yulara
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
2
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
4
Seisia
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
Townsville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Rockhampton
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Roma
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Armidale
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Canberra

2
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then don't miss a visit to Uluru. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

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Canberra to Yulara is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in January; daily highs in Yulara reach 43°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Helicopter Tours
Wintjiri Arts + Museum ©
Wintjiri Arts + Museum

4
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at This is Aboriginal Art and Talapi. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, examine the collection at Adelaide House Museum, head outdoors with Ellery Creek Big Hole, and take in the exciting artwork at Jila Arts.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Yulara to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

3
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.
Get outdoors at Litchfield National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Territory Wildlife Park and Magnetic Termite Mounds. Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Buley Rockhole in Litchfield National Park--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, view the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in February, plan for slightly colder days in Darwin, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seisia.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds

1
day
Seisia

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour and then stop by Free Bird Arts and Craft.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seisia trip app .

Explore your travel options from Darwin to Seisia with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Seisia

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Tropical Queensland and Kissing Point Fort. Get some historical perspective at National Trust Heritage Centre and St James Cathedral. Spend the 9th (Sun) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Billabong Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Strand, trek along Castle Hill, and stop by CoffeeWorks.

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Explore your travel options from Seisia to Townsville with the Route module. In February, daytime highs in Townsville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Townsville

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
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Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary
The Strand ©
The Strand
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland

3
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Take a break from the city and head to Capricorn Caves and Farnborough Beach. Do your shopping at Emu Park Art Gallery and Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Yeppoon (Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, Wreck Point Scenic Lookout, & more) and Koorana Crocodile Farm (in Coowonga). There's more to do: get to know the resident critters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rockhampton travel tool .

You can fly from Townsville to Rockhampton in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Roma.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Koorana Crocodile Farm, Emu Park Art Gallery
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
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Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Yeppoon Main Beach ©
Yeppoon Main Beach

1
day
Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Big Rig, do a tasting at Romavilla Winery, don't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, then get to know the fascinating history of Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Roma trip website .

You can drive from Rockhampton to Roma in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Roma

Wineries Historic Sites
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St Paul's Anglican Church Roma ©
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma
The Big Rig ©
The Big Rig

3
nights
Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to New England National Park and Dangars Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dorrigo National Park and Booloominbah Historic House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Armidale: Gibraltar Range National Park (in Australia Plains) and Dangar Falls (in Dorrigo). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Waterfall Way.

Plan trip to Armidale with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Roma to Armidale takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Armidale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dorrigo, Gibraltar Range National Park
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Dorrigo National Park ©
Dorrigo National Park
Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Booloominbah Historic House ©
Booloominbah Historic House

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Beach and Shelly Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Wollongong (Wollongong Head Lighthouse, Nan Tien Temple, & more) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, look for gifts at Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers, and pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Armidale to Sydney with the Route module. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wollongong, Katoomba, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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