33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + train + bus:  16​h 30​min
6
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
7
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
9
McLaren Vale
— 4 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Detroit

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday planning app .

Detroit, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Detroit to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in March, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 79°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): trek along Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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. Escape the urban bustle at Ten Mile Lagoon and Lucky Bay. Esperance Stonehenge and Section Glass Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Haven Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance route planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, plan for little chillier days in Esperance, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cheynes Beach and Nanarup Beach. Relax by the water at Cosy Corner Beach and Misery Beach. When in Albany, make a side trip to see Shelley Beach in Denmark, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cosy Corner Beach, Shelley Beach, Cheynes Beach, Nanarup Beach
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hamelin Bay and Mammoth Cave. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Meelup Beach and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach, stroll through Surfers Point, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River holiday website .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Surfers Point, Mukau Giftware & Gallery, Mammoth Cave, Cowaramup Bay
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bendalong Beach and Blenheim Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Hyams Beach and Greenfield Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Callala Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabbage Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jervis Bay travel planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Margaret River to Jervis Bay in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Margaret River to Jervis Bay. April in Jervis Bay sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Cabbage Beach, Bendalong Beach, Callala Beach
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

2
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld & Denison Beach) and Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery (in St Marys). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Jervis Bay to Coles Bay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay Jetty, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Woodbridge Smokehouse in Woodbridge, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hobart visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Woodbridge Smokehouse, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Step off the beaten path and head to Blowhole Beach and Waitpinga Beach. Do your shopping at Harvest the Fleurieu and Adelaide Central Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near McLaren Vale: Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Cleland Wildlife Park (in Crafers). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay, kick back and relax at Boomer Beach, and appreciate the views at Deep Creek Conservation Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our McLaren Vale online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Hobart to McLaren Vale in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in April: high temperatures in McLaren Vale hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Delamere, Second Valley Beach, Waitpinga Beach, Adelaide Central Market
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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