31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nagoya
train + Fly:  18​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cowaramup
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h
5
Coonawarra
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
6
Coles Bay
— 1 night
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  10​h 15​min
7
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  14​h
End: Nagoya

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palm Cove Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Paronella Park (in Mena Creek). Spend the 3rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Nagoya, Japan to Cairns is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nagoya to Cairns is 1 hour. Traveling from Nagoya in October, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Paronella Park, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Palm Cove Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Trinity Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

4
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cable Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Broome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Broome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairns in October, things will get a bit warmer in Broome: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Denmark.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Greens Pool and National Anzac Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Denmark side-trips: Albany (Albany Wind Farm & The Gap and Natural Bridge). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Singlefile Wines.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Denmark tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Denmark in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Broome in October; daily highs in Denmark reach 23°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cowaramup.

Things to do in Denmark

Wineries Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Albany
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Singlefile Wines ©
Singlefile Wines
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Rockcliffe Winery ©
Rockcliffe Winery

5
nights
Cowaramup

Cowaramup is a town in the South West of Western Australia, 12 kilometres north of Margaret River in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.NameThe name Cowaramup derives its name from Cowaramup Siding, which was located near the townsite, on the now disused Busselton to Augusta railway. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Cowaramup side-trips: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse), Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay) and McLeod Creek Wines (in Karridale). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cowaramup trip builder tool .

Getting from Denmark to Cowaramup by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Cowaramup

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Margaret River, Augusta, Brown Hill Estate, McLeod Creek Wines, Wise Wine
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Stormflower Vineyard ©
Stormflower Vineyard

4
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Penley Estate and Bellwether. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coonawarra: Wangolina (Wangolina & Ralph Fowler Wines). There's more to do: do a tasting at DiGiorgio Family Wines.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coonawarra trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cowaramup to Coonawarra. The time zone difference when traveling from Cowaramup to Coonawarra is 1 hour. In October in Coonawarra, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries

Side Trips

Robe, Penola
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Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Ralph Fowler Wines ©
Ralph Fowler Wines
DiGiorgio Family Wines ©
DiGiorgio Family Wines

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and finally walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Friendly Beaches.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Coles Bay sightseeing planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coonawarra to Coles Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Coles Bay Jetty
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Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines

1
night
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Lychee Divine and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hervey Bay travel route planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Hervey Bay by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits, Lychee Divine
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lychee Divine ©
Lychee Divine
Esplanade ©
Esplanade

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planning app .

You can fly from Hervey Bay to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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