29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Tanunda
— 4 nights
+4
bus + train + foot + bus + Fly:  10​h
2
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
End: Sydney

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Flaxman Wines and Kalleske Wines. Do some cultural sightseeing at Town Walk of Tanunda and Basedow Wines. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Tscharke's Place.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tanunda trip planner.

Sydney to Tanunda is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tanunda, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marananga, Greenock, Angaston, Eden Valley, Yelland & Papps
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:
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Flaxman Wines ©
Flaxman Wines
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

5
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Diversity Charter Company. Get some cultural insight at Broome Historical Museum and SSJG Heritage Centre. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Broome trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Tanunda to Broome in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tanunda to Broome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tanunda in December, you will find days in Broome are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Diversity Charter Company
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

5
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Litchfield National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Darwin's surroundings by going to Litchfield National Park (Magnetic Termite Mounds, Buley Rockhole, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral Darwin, take in the exciting artwork at Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centres, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Darwin holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Broome to Darwin. In December, daytime highs in Darwin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agincourt Reef and Daintree National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Palm Cove Beach and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach), Cairns (St Monica's Cathedral & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas holiday planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Darwin to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cairns, Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, Bloomfield Waterfall, Alexandra Bay Waterfall
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nan Tien Temple and St. Mary's Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The National Pass and Hartley Historic Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Blue Mountains), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Watson's Bay, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney journey planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port Douglas in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Kiama Blowhole, The National Pass, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

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