29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  34​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Warrnambool
— 1 day
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Milan

4
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get outdoors at Horseshoe Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Heart Reef, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and stop by Grotty Yachty Clothing.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach online visit planner .

Milan, Italy to Airlie Beach is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in December, expect Airlie Beach to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseshoe Bay
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Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and The Rocks. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance), Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get engrossed in the history at Customs House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online tour planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, The Entrance Pelican Feed, Terrigal Beach
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, stroll through Kuniya Walk, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (42°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Frankston Beach and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like William Ricketts Sanctuary and Shrine of Remembrance. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Hanging Rock Reserve (in Woodend) and Brighton Beach (in Brighton). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online vacation maker .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

William Ricketts Sanctuary, Hanging Rock Reserve, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Frankston Beach
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Great Otway National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Apollo Bay trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Melbourne to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

1
day
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 7th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater, then stroll the grounds of Tower Hill Cemetery, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

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.
Visit Aldinga Beach and Semaphore Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Henley Beach and Gorge Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Tanunda (Rockford Winery & Langmeil Winery), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Fernfield Wines (in Eden Valley). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, shop like a local with Rundle Mall, and take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Warrnambool to Adelaide in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tanunda, Fernfield Wines, Henley Beach, Murray Street Vineyards, Gorge Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at City Beach and South Beach Recreation Reserve. Step off the beaten path and head to Rockingham Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and appreciate the history behind Queen Victoria.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Perth online trip planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Perth is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

City Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, South Beach Recreation Reserve, Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste, Rockingham Beach
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve