29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  32​h
1
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs visit site .

Manchester, UK to Alice Springs is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Alice Springs, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: highs in Alice Springs hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 25th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Alice Springs - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Gallery Blackheath
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

6
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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise). There's much more to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. October in Brisbane sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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