30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Esperance
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Forster
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
8
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
9
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Surfers Point and Mammoth Cave. Get outdoors at Hamelin Bay and Lake Cave. Step out of Margaret River with an excursion to Jewel Cave in Augusta--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip maker site .

London, UK to Margaret River is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Surfers Point, Jewel Cave, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Middleton Beach and Greens Pool. Take a break from the city and head to Little Beach and Cable Beach. Step out of Albany to go to Cheynes and see Waychinicup National Park, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Albany sightseeing app .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daytime highs in Albany are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Waychinicup National Park, Greens Pool
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool

4
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Escape the urban bustle at Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Twilight Bay and Hellfire Bay. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ten Mile Lagoon, stroll through Salmon Beach, and examine the collection at Esperance Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Esperance trip builder site .

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. November in Esperance sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Esperance Museum ©
Esperance Museum

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get outdoors at Stokes Beach and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Admirals Arch and Raptor Domain. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Esperance to Kangaroo Island takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Esperance to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Visiting Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wineglass Bay Lookout. There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay travel planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Coles Bay in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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 Hyams Beach and Bendalong Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Callala Beach and Blenheim Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Greenfield Beach and stroll through Nelson Beach.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jervis Bay trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coles Bay to Jervis Bay. November in Jervis Bay sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Forster.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach

2
nights
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Step out of the city life by going to Tomaree Head and Elizabeth Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cellito Beach and Seven Mile Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Saltwater National Park in Old Bar (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: try for a hole-in-one at Forster Tuncurry Golf Driving Range & Water Golf.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Forster trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Jervis Bay to Forster by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. November in Forster sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Forster

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Elizabeth Beach, Cellito Beach, Saltwater National Park, Forster Tuncurry Golf Driving Range & Water Golf, Tomaree Head
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Cellito Beach ©
Cellito Beach
Saltwater National Park ©
Saltwater National Park
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Gibsons Steps and Mait's Rest will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, and admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell online tour builder .

You can drive from Forster to Port Campbell in 14.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Twelve Apostles
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Cairns takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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