29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 4 nights
train:  6​h 15​min
3
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Lakes Entrance
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Port Fairy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Dunkeld
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Tanunda
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt


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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Head to Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney driving holiday planning website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Sydney. Traveling from Frankfurt in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Head to Teddy Sinclair and Leura Mallfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail and Pulpit Rock Lookout. When in Leura, make a side trip to see Marrangaroo National Park in Wallerawang, approximately 58 minutes away. On the 31st (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Katoomba Antique Centre, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Logan Brae Orchard.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Leura online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney in October, Leura is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Marrangaroo National Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Coachwood Glen Nature Trail ©
Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Get in touch with nature at Seven Mile Beach National Park and Blenheim Beach. When in Jervis Bay, make a side trip to see Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area in Kangaroo Valley, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Callala Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jervis Bay driving holiday site .

Getting from Leura to Jervis Bay by train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Leura in November, plan for slightly colder days in Jervis Bay, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area, Callala Beach, Seven Mile Beach National Park
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Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach

1
day
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils And Crystals, then snap pictures at Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gippsland Lakes.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lakes Entrance using our trip planner.

Drive from Jervis Bay to Lakes Entrance in 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jervis Bay in November, with highs in Lakes Entrance at 24°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
Dove and Lyre ©
Dove and Lyre
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge ©
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge

1
day
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse, then head off the coast to Griffiths Island, and then browse the fresh offerings at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Fairy road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Port Fairy takes 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Dunkeld.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Shopping
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

1
night
Dunkeld

Dunkeld ©
Dunkeld is a town in Victoria, Australia at the southern end of the Grampians National Park, in the Shire of Southern Grampians. On the 7th (Thu), hike along Mt Sturgeon and then hike along Chimney Pots.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dunkeld day trip site .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Dunkeld takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Dunkeld

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Chimney Pots ©
Chimney Pots
Mt Sturgeon ©
Mt Sturgeon

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
On the 8th (Fri), do a tasting at Thorn-Clarke Wines, learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and finally do a tasting at Yelland & Papps. On the next day, do a tasting at Langmeil Winery, then do a tasting at Fernfield Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tanunda trip builder website .

Drive from Dunkeld to Tanunda in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daytime highs in Tanunda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Yelland & Papps, Seppeltsfield, Murray Street Vineyards, Fernfield Wines, Thorn-Clarke Wines
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Kelly Hill Caves, and look for gifts at Drift On Bliss.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Tanunda to Kangaroo Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Catani Gardens. Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel planner.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

St Kilda
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Balloon Rides

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