29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Mole Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Launceston
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Erina
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne


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4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Gallery of Ballarat and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Lake Wendouree and Eastern Beach Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to 13th Beach (in Barwon Heads), Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bells Beach, get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 10 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in March; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, 13th Beach, Bells Beach, Phillip Island Wildlife Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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.
Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Salamanca Arts Centre will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. Step out of Hobart to go to Taranna and see Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, explore the striking landscape of Maria Island National Park, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

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

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Maria Island National Park, Fern Tree, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

4
nights
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freycinet National Park and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip maker .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 10th (Wed), look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush, look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, and finally admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, then do a tasting at Priory Ridge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the St Helens visit website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mole Creek.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, St Columba Falls Reserve, Halls Falls
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

1
night
Mole Creek

Mole Creek ©
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): Head underground at Mole Creek Caves, Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, and then identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Mole Creek online trip maker .

You can drive from St Helens to Mole Creek in 3 hours. April in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

4
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Brickendon Estate. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford) and Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cataract Gorge, explore the galleries of Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston holiday tool .

Drive from Mole Creek to Launceston in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Erina.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Longford, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Holm Oak Vineyards, Loira Vines
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©

1
day
Erina

Erina ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Bouddi National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Erina trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Launceston to Erina. Traveling from Launceston in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Erina: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Erina

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bouddi National Park
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Bouddi National Park ©
Bouddi National Park

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.
Popular historic sites such as Nan Tien Temple and St. Mary's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Shelly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops) and Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park). Dedicate the 18th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Eco Tours, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, stroll through The Giant Stairway, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip site .

Drive from Erina to Sydney in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole, Bald Hill Lookout, First Fleet Park
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

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