29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Bristol

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Flaxman Wines (in Eden Valley), Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). Dedicate the 27th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, don't miss a visit to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, deepen your understanding at National Wine Centre of Australia, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Adelaide day trip app .

Bristol, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 9 hours. September in Adelaide sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Flaxman Wines, Langmeil Winery, The Cedars
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip app .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in September, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brisbane trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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

3
nights
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

Discover how to plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in October: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon
To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip planner .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. You will leave for Alice Springs on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

3
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.
Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, explore and take pictures at Ormiston Gorge, get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, and explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Arrow Walk, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip tool .

Fly from Alice Springs to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shaolin Junk Cruises, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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