33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Perth
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Sydney
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
10
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Warsaw

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary tool .

Warsaw, Poland to Perth is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Warsaw in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Perth: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Cave and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Boranup, Augusta, Yallingup, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Anzac Centre and Greens Pool. Spend the 8th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, and get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daytime highs in Albany are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Observatory Point and Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, then stop by Mermaid Leather, and finally explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Drive.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Esperance online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. October in Esperance sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay

2
nights
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Esperance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Esperance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Esperance in October, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 38°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, you will find days in Melbourne are colder (24°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flinders Chase National Park and Admirals Arch. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, meet the residents at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney route site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek, then contemplate the waterfront views at Boomanjin lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island travel route builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. October in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Byron Walking Track and The Byron Bay Book Exchange. Pack the 27th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sea World Theme Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and stroll through Coolangatta Beach.

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Getting from Fraser Island to Gold Coast by combination of car and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. October in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Byron Bay
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mooloolaba Beach and City Botanic Gardens. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Wirreanda Park (in Buderim) and Bee Gees Way (in Redcliffe). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, stroll through Dicky Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane attractions planner .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Brisbane sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Bee Gees Way, Wirreanda Park, Dicky Beach
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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