32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

7
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and City Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery (in New Norcia) and Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, & more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth trip planner.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Rockingham, New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery, Matilda Bay Reserve
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jeanneret Wines and Greg Cooley Wines. Visit Aldinga Beach and Henley Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Wirra Wirra Vineyards (in McLaren Vale). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, and identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip builder site .

Getting from Perth to Adelaide by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1 hour. In October in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Tanunda, Clare, Henley Beach, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, Aldinga Beach
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Jeanneret Wines ©
Jeanneret Wines
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne visit planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Eastern Beach Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Explore hidden gems such as Munmorah State Conservation Area and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, stroll through Bondi Beach, and contemplate the long history of Elizabeth Bay House.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Munmorah State Conservation Area, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Logan Brae Orchard
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Pippi Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tugun Beach and Greenmount Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: David Fleay Wildlife Park (in West Burleigh), Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head) and Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum (in Ballina). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Whian Whian State Conservation Area, take some stellar pictures from Broken Head Nature Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and explore and take pictures at Pat Morton Lookout.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Byron Bay day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lennox Head, Broken Head Nature Reserve, David Fleay Wildlife Park, Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, Burleigh Heads Beach
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
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David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kings Beach and West End. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Maleny, approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, snap pictures at Story Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip maker website .

Getting from Byron Bay to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Byron Bay in October since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kings Beach, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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