31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + bus:  19​h 45​min
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
3
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Bendigo
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hamelin Bay Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Meelup Beach and Mammoth Cave. Step out of Margaret River with an excursion to Jewel Cave in Augusta--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Mukau Giftware & Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with JahRoc Galleries, and learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Margaret River is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Mumbai to Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Cowaramup, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
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Food Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Beach and Cheynes Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Greens Pool and Nanarup Beach. Step out of Albany to go to Scotsdale and see The Denmark Heritage Cider Company, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Albany vacation website .

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 May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Nanarup Beach
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and Paulett Wines. Appreciate the collections at The Farm Shed Museum and VIC and Clare Valley Art Gallery. Take a break from Clare with a short trip to The Copper Coast in Moonta, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, and stroll through Riesling Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Clare trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Albany to Clare. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Clare due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Copper Coast, The Farm Shed Museum and VIC, Paulett Wines, Jeanneret Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC ©
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Mait's Rest and London Bridge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loch Ard Gorge and Mariners Lookout. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Clare to Port Campbell takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Shades Of Gray Studio and Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Bendigo Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Kilian's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, learn about winemaking at Bress Winery, then browse the exhibits of Castlemaine Art Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Harcourt Valley Vineyards.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bendigo trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Bendigo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Harcourt, Castlemaine, Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Bress Winery ©
Bress Winery

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.
Escape the urban bustle at The Tamar Valley and Platypus House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Loira Vines (in Sidmouth), Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, walk around City Park, explore the galleries of Greenoaks Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Bendigo to Launceston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Launceston are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Loira Vines, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Tasmanian Glassblowers
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Change things up with a short trip to East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Launceston to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay Jetty
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Richmond Gaol and Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond Gaol
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney travel route planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in May, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): trek along Kuniya Walk, then make a trip to Uluru, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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