29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cowes
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
+3
bus + shuttle + Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Katoomba
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
10
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
12
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 13th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Melbourne vacation builder tool .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cowes Beach, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, then meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flynns Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Red Rock Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cowes visit website .

Drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Cowes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Summerlands
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

1
night
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Split Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cowes to Torquay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

Plan a trip to Kangaroo Island easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi from Torquay to Kangaroo Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
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.
On the 20th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally stroll through Nutgrove Beach.

Plan trip to Hobart with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Hobart by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

3
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 outdoors at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. Spend the 23rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney itinerary maker app .

Fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Manly
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Clovelly ©
Clovelly

1
night
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then hike along The Giant Stairway, then take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, and finally make a trip to Echo Point Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba day trip planning app .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, Katoomba is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

The National Pass
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Moffat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, then get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

Getting from Katoomba to Brisbane by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in March since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. On the next day, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Getting from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Brisbane in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Jetryder, then step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hamilton Island online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Hamilton Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

5
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Annie's Ladies Boutique about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

Fly from Hamilton Island to Cairns in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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