31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cervantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kalbarri
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dongara
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h
5
Ningaloo
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Karijini National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Denham
— 11 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
8
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  38​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the activities along Swan River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth vacation planner.

Melbourne to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you will find days in Perth are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, WA Maritime Museum
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Elizabeth Quay ©
Elizabeth Quay

2
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get great views at Thirsty Point Lookout. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nambung National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cervantes tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Perth to Cervantes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Cervantes

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurien Bay
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
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Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon, then stroll through Rainbow Jungle, and then get great views at Red Bluff. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalbarri trip planner .

Drive from Cervantes to Kalbarri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Dongara.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff
Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon

few
hours
Dongara

Dongara ©
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dongara holiday builder site .

Getting from Kalbarri to Dongara by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dongara are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Dongara

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

South Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Illegal Tender Rum Co ©
Illegal Tender Rum Co

7
nights
Ningaloo

Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ningaloo Marine Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ningaloo: Coral Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Aqua Rush, & more).

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ningaloo trip planner .

You can drive from Dongara to Ningaloo in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Dongara in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ningaloo: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), you're off toKarijini National Park.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Coral Bay
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 14:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dales Gorge and then identify plant and animal life at Karijini National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) and then explore the stunning scenery at Hancock Gorge.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Karijini National Park attractions app .

Drive from Ningaloo to Karijini National Park in 7 hours. In July in Karijini National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Denham.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)

11
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shark Bay. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, kick back and relax at Shell Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Denham journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Denham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Denham to Perth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach, Monument Hill War Memorial
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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