29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + bus + train + bus:  11​h 30​min
7
Port Campbell
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: London

3
nights
Cairns

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Agincourt Reef and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Palm Cove Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge and admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from London in February, things will get much warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Kingston Pier, stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, stroll through Emily Bay, then contemplate the long history of Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, and finally make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Chapel, then go for a walk through Puppy's Point, then pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook's Monument, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pitt.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Norfolk Island trip planner .

Fly from Cairns to Norfolk Island in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Norfolk Island is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in February, with highs in Norfolk Island at 28°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay

3
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.
Visit The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. Visiting Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk will get you outdoors. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Wentworth Falls in Katoomba--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Norfolk Island to Sydney takes 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk Island to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Cascade Brewery. Step out of the city life by going to Russell Falls and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo in Taranna, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge, Russell Falls
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 25th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bicheno tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Hobart to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to The Grotto, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and finally explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

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You can do a combination of car, flight, train, and bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Port Campbell in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): trek along Kuniya Walk, admire all the interesting features of Uluru, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and then kick back and relax at Little Beach.

Discover how to plan a Albany trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Albany: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

5
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Vasse Felix Winery. Popular historic sites such as Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Water wheel are in your itinerary. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Canal Rocks, Ngilgi Cave, & more), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and get your game on at Amaze'n Margaret River.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Margaret River online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Dunsborough, Boranup, Giants Cave
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Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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