Route & dates
31 days in Australia Itinerary
Fly: 23h 30min
Melbourne— 6 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Sydney— 7 nights
Adelaide— 6 nights
Fly: 3h 45min
Alice Springs— 4 nights
Darwin— 5 nights
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Australia's Garden City
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.Get outdoors at Ballarat Wildlife Park and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong) and Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat). Spend the 2nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app .
Brussels, Belgium to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.
Things to do in Melbourne
Ballarat, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Harbour City
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.Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire all the interesting features of The National Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.
For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .
Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.
Things to do in Sydney
The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls, Kiama Blowhole, Nan Tien Temple
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Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.Step off the beaten path and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and South Australian Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Brighton Beach and Henley Beach. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf), Granite Island (in Victor Harbor) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, see the interesting displays at National Motor Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary planner.
Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Adelaide are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.
Things to do in Adelaide
Henley Beach, Port Adelaide, National Motor Museum, Gorge Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park
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The Heart of Central Australia
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.Discover out-of-the-way places like Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Get some cultural insight at Road Transport Hall of Fame and Araluen Cultural Precinct. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip planner .
Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Alice Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect nights in Alice Springs to be slightly colder, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.
Things to do in Alice Springs
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Outback Capital of the Northern Territory
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.Let the collections at Darwin Aviation Museum and Defence of Darwin Experience capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Territory Wildlife Park. Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Batchelor to see Litchfield National Park about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, take in the exciting artwork at Nomad Art Gallery, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, and identify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve.
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Darwin driving holiday planner.
You can fly from Alice Springs to Darwin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, expect nights in Darwin to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Darwin
Territory Wildlife Park, Litchfield National Park
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