33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  26​h
End: Bristol

6
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Caversham Wildlife Park. Escape the urban bustle at Cottesloe Beach and Penguin Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle) and Mandurah (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Len Howard Conservation Park). Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, explore the activities along Lake Claremont, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and don't miss a visit to Wesley Church Fremantle.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bristol to Perth due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Perth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mandurah, Fremantle, Lake Claremont, Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

8
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.
Visiting Granite Island and Cleland Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Parsons Beach (in Victor Harbor), Goolwa Beach (in Goolwa) and Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis). Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, trek along Riesling Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Boomer Beach.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Perth, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Clare, Delamere, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and 13th Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Healesville Sanctuary and Melbourne Zoo. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford) and Bells Beach (in Torquay). Dedicate the 20th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Shrine of Remembrance, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne route planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Healesville Sanctuary, 13th Beach, Bells Beach, Ballarat Wildlife Park
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Balloon Rides
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

8
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.
Visiting Jenolan Caves and Blue Mountains will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kiama Blowhole and Manly Scenic Walkway. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney online journey planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Sydney Harbour National Park, Jenolan Caves, Kiama Blowhole
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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