31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Brisbane
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + subway + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
End: Johor Bahru


3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Family-friendly places like Caversham Wildlife Park and Matilda Bay Reserve will thrill your kids. Do your shopping at The Sacred India Gallery and Aspects of Kings Park. Go for a jaunt from Perth to Fremantle to see Fremantle Prison about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Perth, use our trip itinerary maker.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Perth is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Johor Bahru in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Perth, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Perth Zoo, Matilda Bay Reserve, Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, The Sacred India Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hans Heysen Art Studio and Rundle Mall. Attractions like Carrickalinga Beach and Softfoot make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Harvest the Fleurieu (in Mount Compass), Port Noarlunga Reef (in Port Noarlunga) and Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Conservation Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Seacliff Beach, and stroll through Glenelg Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Adelaide. When traveling from Perth in December, plan for little chillier days in Adelaide, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseshoe Bay, Hans Heysen Art Studio, Carrickalinga Beach, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Softfoot
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 9:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Point Cartwright. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Glass House Mountains National Park (in Glass House Mountains) and Kondalilla National Park (in Montville). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, buy something for everyone on your list at Kawana Shoppingworld, and revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane sightseeing planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Brisbane by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide in December, Brisbane is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Glass House Mountains National Park, Point Cartwright, Kondalilla National Park
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 17:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

7
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 Coogee Beach. Visiting Bondi Beach and Maroubra Beach Rocky Climb will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning tool .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Brighton Le Sands Beach
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 24:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Balloon Rides. Melbourne Central and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, stop by Melbourne Watch Company, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Tours
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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