33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Wollongong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Palm Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Edinburgh

2
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Swan River, then take an in-depth tour of Fremantle Prison, and then get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Perth online day trip planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Kalleske Wines (in Greenock). Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in June, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Cedars, Kalleske Wines
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 10th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

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Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll around City Park, browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, then get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melbourne in June since evenings lows in Launceston dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Geoscience Australia, then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and then get curious at Questacon.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Canberra travel route planner .

Fly from Launceston to Canberra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Canberra, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

2
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nattai National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Wollongong Botanic Garden.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wollongong trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Canberra to Wollongong in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect Wollongong to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Minnamurra Falls, Nattai National Park
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Wollongong Botanic Garden ©
Wollongong Botanic Garden

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, stroll through Fortress Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and get outside with Evans Lookout.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba trip builder site .

Drive from Wollongong to Katoomba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

1
night
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Whale Beach, then get great views at Warrah Lookout, then identify plant and animal life at The Crommelin Native Arboretum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Beach vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Palm Beach takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in June since evenings lows in Palm Beach dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Parks Beaches Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whale Beach, Warrah Lookout, The Crommelin Native Arboretum
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Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse
The Crommelin Native Arboretum ©
The Crommelin Native Arboretum
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach

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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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Palm Beach to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. In June in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
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 Brisbane with an excursion to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane road trip website .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 1st (Wed), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Darwin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in July; daily highs in Darwin reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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