31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Ipswich
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Hamilton Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Luxembourg City


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3
nights
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.
Spend the 4th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Military Museum, stroll through Mindil Beach, and take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin road trip planning app .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Darwin is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in March; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

1
day
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll through Queens Park, examine the collection at The Workshops Rail Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ipswich trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Darwin to Ipswich. Traveling from Darwin in March, things will get slightly colder in Ipswich: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Museums Nature
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Australia Zoo (in Beerwah). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, stroll through Noosa Main Beach, and explore the activities along Noosa River.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Noosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ipswich to Noosa takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, Australia Zoo, Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane.

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You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Spend the 13th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, make a trip to Passage Peak, and take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamilton Island trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Hamilton Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in March, Hamilton Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 22nd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Hamilton Island to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In March, Melbourne is slightly colder than Hamilton Island - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

3
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.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 30th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and take a leisurely stroll along South Perth Foreshore.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Perth road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, things will get a bit cooler in Perth: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Perth, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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