31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  28​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Halls Gap
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Melbourne
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Pokolbin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Armidale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Tenterfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Brisbane
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
12
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Daintree
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
15
Cairns
— Few hours
Fly:  23​h
End: Frankfurt

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker .

Frankfurt, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Melbourne is 9 hours. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St John's Anglican Church
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for gifts at Hugs Across The Cosmos and then kick back and relax at Johanna Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay online travel planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Apollo Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Johanna Beach, Hugs Across The Cosmos, Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Port Fairy holiday builder website .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy in 3 hours. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Outdoors Tours
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3
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grampians Estate Cellar Door and Grampians Estate. Visiting Mt Sturgeon and The Picaninny (Bainggug) will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Chatauqua Peak, take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grampians Peaks Trail, and go deep underground at Heatherlie Quarry.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Halls Gap journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Great Western, Heatherlie Quarry
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Mt Sturgeon ©
Mt Sturgeon
Heatherlie Quarry ©
Heatherlie Quarry
Grampians Estate ©
Grampians Estate

few
hours
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol and then take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Halls Gap to Melbourne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

3
nights
Sydney

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bondi Beach. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, then stop by Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates, then wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and finally make a trip to Queen Victoria Building.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip website .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In June, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Pokolbin.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Petersons Wines Broke Road, learn about winemaking at Iron Gate Estate, then learn about winemaking at Hanging Tree Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Mount View Estate Winery.

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You can drive from Sydney to Pokolbin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries

Side Trip

Mount View Estate Winery
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
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Hanging Tree Wines ©
Hanging Tree Wines
Petersons Wines Broke Road ©
Petersons Wines Broke Road
Iron Gate Estate ©
Iron Gate Estate

2
nights
Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Hillgrove has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Hillgrove, cruise along Waterfall Way, and then contemplate the long history of Booloominbah Historic House. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Dangars Falls, then steep yourself in history at Saumarez Homestead, and then do a tasting at Petersons Armidale Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Armidale holiday site .

You can drive from Pokolbin to Armidale in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Armidale

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Booloominbah Historic House ©
Booloominbah Historic House
Saumarez Homestead ©
Saumarez Homestead

2
nights
Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tenterfield Railway Museum, identify plant and animal life at Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve, and then don't miss a visit to Thunderbolt's Hideout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Tenterfield Saddler, make a trip to Historic Cork Tree, do a tasting at Granite Ridge Wines - Cellar Door & Fergie's Hill Cottage, stop by Washpool Farm Soaperie, then learn about winemaking at Balancing Rock Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Girraween Estate Vineyard & Cellar Door.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tenterfield trip planner.

Drive from Armidale to Tenterfield in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Wyberba, Ballandean
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Balancing Rock Wines ©
Balancing Rock Wines
Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve ©
Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve
Tenterfield Railway Museum ©
Tenterfield Railway Museum

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Caloundra Lighthouses and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Get a sense of the local culture at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) and Anthea Polson Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta), Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Zipline (in Gold Coast). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Cathedral, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

You can drive from Tenterfield to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Eli Creek. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

few
hours
Brisbane

Brisbane
To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

Getting from Fraser Island to Brisbane by combination of car and ferry takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. On the 26th (Wed), you're off toCairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Granite Gorge Nature Park and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Head to Rusty's Market and Underart Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba), Our Animals Our Earth (in Kuranda) and The Crystal Caves (in Atherton). It doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns travel route planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Daintree.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mareeba, The Crystal Caves, Our Animals Our Earth
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
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Granite Gorge Nature Park ©
Granite Gorge Nature Park
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves

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nights
Daintree

Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): engage your brain at Daintree Discovery Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cow Bay Beach, then get great views at Walu Wugirriga Lookout, then explore the galleries of Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Daintree trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Daintree takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Daintree

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Wonga Beach
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Photography Tours
Cow Bay Beach ©
Cow Bay Beach
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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hours
Cairns

Cairns ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and then take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairns online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Daintree to Cairns in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Crystal Cascades
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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