31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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

Route & dates

31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New Plymouth

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Raptor Domain and George's 40,000 Castle Lights. Explore hidden gems such as Flinders Chase National Park and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Will's Rare Breeds Farm and view the masterpieces at Fine Art Kangaroo Island.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Degraves Street. Relax by the water at Eastern Beach Reserve and Sorrento Back Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Ocean Beach (in Nelson) and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen). Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Melbourne Central, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. In January, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Point Nepean National Park, Sorrento Back Beach, 13th Beach
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 1st (Fri), cruise along Boat Harbour Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, make a trip to The Big Tree, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and finally stop by The Angel's Share.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanley day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Stanley in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect Stanley to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wynyard, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, The Big Tree
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, then do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, then learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston online journey maker .

Getting from Stanley to Launceston by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Moores Hill Estate, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Platypus House
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, explore the galleries of Waubs Bay Gallery, then do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

Find out how to plan Coles Bay trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Shene Tasmania, steep yourself in history at Claremont House, and then step off the mainland to explore King Island. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Nonesuch Distillery, look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, then browse the exhibits of Henry Jones Design Gallery, and finally choose your vessel at Tasmanian Boat Charters.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart online travel planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Nonesuch Distillery, Shene Tasmania, King Island, Claremont House, The Sensory Tasmania
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Boat Charters ©
Tasmanian Boat Charters
Shene Tasmania ©
Shene Tasmania
Claremont House ©
Claremont House

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nan Tien Temple and Shelly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Palm Beach (in Palm Beach), Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Wentworth Falls) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach, The National Pass, Nan Tien Temple
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge.

Find out how to plan Gold Coast trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

Similar Plans

32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Australia BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA February, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA March, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT