29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Perth
— 7 nights
2
Adelaide
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

7
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get some cultural insight at The Shipwreck Galleries and The Railway Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Western Australian Maritime Museum and New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (WA Shipwrecks Museum, Fremantle Prison, & more), Mandurah (Emma Blyth Gallery & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, see the interesting displays at Motor Museum of Western Australia, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Perth online tour planner .

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in October: highs in Perth hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Perth Zoo, Scarborough Beach, The Railway Museum
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 13:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Art Gallery of South Australia and National Motor Museum. Visit Deep Creek Conservation Park and Blowhole Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to McLaren Vale (McLaren Vale III Associates & Shingleback), Hans Heysen Art Studio (in Hahndorf) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Adelaide, learn about winemaking at Allusion Wines, and head off the coast to Granite Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1 hour. October in Adelaide sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Delamere, Allusion Wines, Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, Hans Heysen Art Studio
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Let the collections at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Shrine of Remembrance capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), St Augustine's Church (in Creswick) and Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, steep yourself in history at St Paul's Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, St Augustine's Church, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Spas & Wellness, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Bridal Veil Falls), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Jenolan Caves, Featherdale Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 1:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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