33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Drive:  24​h
3
Esperance
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 7 nights
Drive:  38​h
End: Melbourne

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll get in some beach time at Bells Beach and Rye Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dandenong Ranges National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Brighton Beach (in Brighton). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Andrew's Williamstown Presbyterian Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Frankston Beach, Brighton Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Panorama Garden Estate, Abbotsford Convent
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

8
nights
Adelaide

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 Aldinga Beach and Skydiving will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Henley Beach and Glenelg Beach. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to McLaren Vale (Old Oval Estate, Fox Creek Wines, & more), Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Dedicate the 13th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs, take a stroll through North Terrace, and see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide journey planning website .

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Greenock, Langmeil Winery, Yelland & Papps, Aldinga Beach
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

7
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. We've included these beaches for you: Twilight Bay and Thistle Cove. Explore hidden gems such as Lucky Bay and Rotary Lookout. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hellfire Bay, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Esperance trip site .

Fly from Adelaide to Esperance in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Cathedral and Stirling Cottage. We've included these beaches for you: Mettam's Pool and Rockingham Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Lane Pool Reserve (in Dwellingup) and Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience (in Dryandra). The adventure continues: stroll through City Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Trigg Beach, explore by horseback at Forge Farm Riding School, and take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

Getting from Esperance to Perth by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trigg, Rockingham Beach, Mullaloo Beach, Stirling Cottage, Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience
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Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

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