29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Hamilton Island
— 4 nights
Travel:  3​h
4
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 13th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne driving holiday planning site .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne. In February, Melbourne is warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

7
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.
Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, golf, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, and have some family-friendly fun at Sports Club.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hamilton Island attractions planner .

Getting from Sydney to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hamilton Island, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Island. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 1st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, stop by Australian Leather Company, view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cairns, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Whitsunday Island to Cairns by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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