32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
1
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
4
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
6
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h
7
Port Elliot
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Crafers
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h
10
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll get in some beach time at Noosa Main Beach and Marcoola Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Cartwright and The Real McCaul. When in Noosa, make a side trip to see Mooloolaba Beach in Mooloolaba, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Belmondos Organic Market.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip builder site .

Sydney to Noosa is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Marcoola Beach, The Real McCaul
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
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Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Point Cartwright ©
Point Cartwright
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel website .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Noosa to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Do your shopping at Mermaid Leather and Section Glass Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Ten Mile Lagoon and Thistle Cove. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hellfire Bay, trek along Rotary Lookout, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Esperance to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Hellfire Bay ©
Hellfire Bay

4
nights
Margaret River

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.
Relax by the water at Gnarabup Beach and Injidup Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Surfers Point and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup), Cape Naturaliste (Bunker Bay & Sugarloaf Rock) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Smiths Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, relax in the rural setting at Margaret River Venison Farm, and learn about winemaking at Vasse Felix Winery.

Plan trip to Margaret River with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Margaret River in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Dunsborough, Surfers Point, Redgate Wines
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shelley Beach and Peaceful Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bluff Knoll and South Coast WoodWorks Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Denmark (Moombaki Wines, Elephant Rocks, & more) and Granite Skywalk (in Porongurup National Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at King George Sound.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Albany driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Albany, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Denmark, Granite Skywalk, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then do a tasting at Bay of Shoals Winery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Kangaroo Island Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

Find out how to plan Kangaroo Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Bay of Shoals Winery ©
Bay of Shoals Winery

1
night
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Nangawooka Flora Reserve, stop by Alexandrina Cheese, and then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Elliot trip website .

Explore your travel options from Kangaroo Island to Port Elliot with the Route module. In December in Port Elliot, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Crafers.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Alexandrina Cheese, Nangawooka Flora Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
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Nangawooka Flora Reserve ©
Nangawooka Flora Reserve
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

2
nights
Crafers

Crafers ©
The town of Crafers is in the Adelaide Hills to the south-east of Adelaide, South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): do a tasting at Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Graham Stevens Wines, then do a tasting at Dog Ridge Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at K1 by Geoff Hardy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Hallett Cove Conservation Park and then trek along Marion Coastal Walking Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Crafers vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Port Elliot to Crafers takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Crafers are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Crafers

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, K1 By Geoff Hardy, Marion Coastal Walking Trail, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Graham Stevens Wines
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Graham Stevens Wines ©
Graham Stevens Wines
Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards ©
Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dandenong Ranges National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Crafers to Melbourne. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Brighton Beach, Dandenong Ranges National Park
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, let little ones run wild at Melshell Oysters, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Milton Vineyard, and finally trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Coles Bay takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Milton Vineyard, Honeymoon Bay, Melshell Oyster Shack, Waubs Bay Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, then learn about winemaking at Moores Hill Estate, then stop by Goaty Hill Wines, and finally do a tasting at Velo Winery & Cellar Door.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Launceston sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Goaty Hill Wines, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Moores Hill Estate, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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Tamar Ridge Cellar Door ©
Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Moores Hill Estate ©
Moores Hill Estate

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Puddleduck Vineyard, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard

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