30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

7
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Get some historical perspective at Wesley Church Fremantle and Greek Orthodox Church of Evangelismos. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & The Artisan Store Fremantle), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Dedicate the 10th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo, and step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip maker website .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from London to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo, Warnbro Beach
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
South Australian Museum and Rundle Mall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Carrickalinga Beach and Horseshoe Bay for some beach relaxation. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see Aldinga Beach in Aldinga Beach, approximately 52 minutes away. Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

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

You can fly from Perth to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Adelaide, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in January, plan for slightly colder days in Adelaide, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Horseshoe Bay, Henley Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Thu), look for gifts at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then view the masterpieces at Talapi, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in January: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 41°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Talapi ©
Talapi

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.
Appreciate the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Koala Conservation Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Phillip Island Wildlife Park (in Cowes). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and revel in the low prices at Printism.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cowes, St Kilda, The Great Ocean Road, Cape Woolamai Beach
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
nights
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 Scuba & Snorkeling and North Head Sanctuary will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip planning website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, North Head Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

Similar Plans

32 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SPAIN January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Perth & Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Sydney & Newcastle BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 34 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Perth, Adelaide & Melbourne BY A USER FROM CANADA February, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM BELGIUM February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans