29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  28​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Norfolk Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  32​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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunlover Reef Cruises as well as Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Rusty's Market, then get interesting insight from Sunlover Reef Cruises, and then step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay. On the next day, deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cairns travel itinerary creator.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Sunlover Reef Cruises
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Sunlover Reef Cruises ©
Sunlover Reef Cruises
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Rusty's Market ©
Rusty's Market

3
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Cape Byron Walking Track. Get outdoors at Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Byron Bay: Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Byron Bay Cookies Retail Store and make a trip to The Byron Bay Book Exchange (Byron Book Exchange) - Second Hand Book Shop.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Byron Bay vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Byron Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Byron Bay is slightly colder than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

3
nights
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.
On the 14th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Old Kingston Town, and then kick back and relax at Emily Bay. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Barnabas Church, and then make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Norfolk Island vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Byron Bay to Norfolk Island takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Byron Bay to Norfolk Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Byron Bay in April, you will find days in Norfolk Island are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider. Get a sense of the local culture at The Tench (Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site) and Claremont House. Venture out of the city with trips to Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart online itinerary creator.

Fly from Norfolk Island to Hobart in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk Island to Hobart is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Norfolk Island in April, with highs in Hobart at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Claremont House, Shene Tasmania, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Old Parliament House and Strathnairn Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Drill Hall Gallery and National Museum of Australia. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and engage your brain at Questacon.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canberra sightseeing planner.

Getting from Hobart to Canberra by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Canberra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

4
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.
Visiting Cleland Wildlife Park and Horseshoe Bay will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Adelaide Central Market or Rundle Mall. Change things up with a short trip to Granite Island in Victor Harbor (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in April since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Granite Island, Horseshoe Bay
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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nights
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 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then stop by Dark Side Chocolates, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Albany trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Albany takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Albany, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Gabriel Chocolate and Jahroc Galleries. Get a sense of the local culture at Bellview Shell Collection and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, stroll through Surfers Point, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Boranup, Augusta, Moon Haven Natural Products, Surfers Point
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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