29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h
6
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
10
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 26th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take a tour by water with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
City Park ©
City Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach, and finally head off the coast to Macquarie Island.

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You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Macquarie Island
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
On the 31st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then stroll through Three Capes Track.

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Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Jan 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Flaxman Wines (in Eden Valley), Kabminye Winery (in Tanunda) and Wolf Blass (in Nuriootpa). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, admire all the interesting features of The Cedars, indulge your taste buds at Domain Day Cellar Door, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide driving holiday planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Adelaide by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Arthur in February; daily highs in Adelaide reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, Domain Day Cellar Door, Flaxman Wines, The Cedars, Tscharke's Place
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Migration Museum
Migration Museum
The Cedars ©
The Cedars
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in February, expect Alice Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 42°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 6th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, explore and take pictures at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns online day trip planner .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Safaris
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club and then take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamilton Island trip tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Hamilton Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Hamilton Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planning site .

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Brisbane in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hamilton Island in February, Brisbane is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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