29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Tamworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Batemans Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Dallas

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Jaques Coffee Plantation, then explore and take pictures at Gallo DairyLand, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary maker .

Dallas, USA to Cairns is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Dallas to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 79°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Jaques Coffee Plantation
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Gallo DairyLand ©
Gallo DairyLand

8
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kings Beach and Kirra Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roma Street Parkland and Kurrawa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore), Sunshine Coast Brewery (in Kunda Park) and Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang). The adventure continues: stroll through Bulcock Beach, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and take in the views from Story Bridge.

Before you visit Brisbane, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in June: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Maroochydore Beach, Bee Gees Way
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach

2
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tamworth Marsupial Park, explore and take pictures at Oxley Scenic Lookout, then explore the world behind art at Tamworth Regional Gallery, and finally play a few rounds at Tamworth Golf Club. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Powerstation Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Tamworth Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Walk A Country Mile Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Truck Drivers Memorial.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamworth trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Tamworth with the Route module. In June, Tamworth is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 63°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout
Tamworth Golf Club ©
Tamworth Golf Club
Tamworth Botanical Gardens ©
Tamworth Botanical Gardens

7
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 discover tucked-away gems like Wentworth Falls and Terrigal Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Palm Beach (in Palm Beach), Firescreek Fruit Wines (in Holgate) and Marie Byles Lookout (in Killcare). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney route maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tamworth to Sydney. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tamworth in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Firescreek Fruit Wines
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

1
night
Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Broulee Island Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Broulee Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Treasures from the Deep Opal and Shell Museum. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Tomakin Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Batemans Bay road trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Batemans Bay by car takes about 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Batemans Bay are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Broulee, Tomakin Beach
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Tomakin Beach ©
Tomakin Beach
Broulee Beach ©
Broulee 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Eastern Beach Reserve and Bells Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Wendouree and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Ballarat to see Ballarat Wildlife Park about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and don't miss a visit to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne tour planning site .

Explore your travel options from Batemans Bay to Melbourne with the Route module. In June in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Bells Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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