29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney


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2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palm Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Explore hidden gems such as Terrigal Beach and Avoca Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Firescreek Fruit Wines (in Holgate) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Terrigal, Firescreek Fruit Wines, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Avoca Beach ©
Avoca Beach
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

5
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scotts Head Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Bring the kids along to Coffs Harbour Butterfly House and Pippi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coffs Harbour: Frank Partridge VC Military Museum (in Bowraville), Trial Bay Gaol (in South West Rocks) and Turners Beach (in Yamba). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk, trek along Solitary Islands Coastal Walk, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour day trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Yamba, Frank Partridge VC Military Museum, Scotts Head Beach, Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bulcock Beach and Kings Beach. Visit Burleigh Head National Park and Moffat Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Chris Cunningham Park (in Tweed Heads), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Coolangatta (Kirra Beach & Coolangatta Beach). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have some family-friendly fun at Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane tour itinerary planning website .

Fly from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Scuba & Snorkeling, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Chris Cunningham Park
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
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Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bells Beach and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Get in touch with nature at Lake Wendouree and Healesville Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at 13th Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the waterfront views at Yarra River, and view the masterpieces at Jodee Creations.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brisbane in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Healesville Sanctuary, Jodee Creations, Bells Beach, 13th Beach
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:
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13th Beach ©
13th Beach
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

2
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.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, meet the residents at Seahorse World, then take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Launceston holiday maker .

You can fly from Melbourne to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Launceston reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Bell & Gong
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery ©

4
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Gala Estate Vineyard and Waubs Bay Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiky Beach Conservation Area and East Coast Natureworld. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Denison Beach (in Bicheno) and Raspins Beach (in Orford). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Raspins Beach
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll through Three Capes Track, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 12:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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.
Visiting Opossum Bay Beach and Bellerive Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Seven Mile Beach and Nutgrove Beach. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, kick back and relax at Long Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hinsby Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

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Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Hinsby Beach, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

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