29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Mossman
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Manchester


5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Half Moon Bay. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online itinerary maker .

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Melbourne. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in March, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 15°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

6
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach will get you outdoors. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney journey maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): kick back and relax at Wategos Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Indian Head and Eli Creek.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island tour planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Byron Bay to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. March in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Mossman.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
nights
Mossman

Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mossman sightseeing planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Mossman. March in Mossman sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Mossman

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, head outdoors with Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and do some two-wheel cruising with Trail Bike Adventures.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns travel route planner .

Getting from Mossman to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stop by Tjanpi Desert Weavers and then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip maker tool .

Getting from Cairns to Alice Springs by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in March, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are slightly colder (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Tjanpi Desert Weavers ©
Tjanpi Desert Weavers

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: God's Hill Wines (in Lyndoch), Nuriootpa (Yelland & Papps & Wolf Blass) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards and gain insight at National Wine Centre of Australia.

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You can fly from Alice Springs to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Alice Springs in March: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Marananga, Murray Street Vineyards, Langmeil Winery, God's Hill Wines
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National Wine Centre of Australia ©
National Wine Centre of Australia
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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