34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 13 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  13​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  11​h
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

13
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Wentworth Falls), Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Taronga Zoo, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 18:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
The Great Ocean Road has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Sydney to Torquay in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Torquay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Split Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Torquay to Lord Howe Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 9.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Perth route planning app .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Perth in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fraser Island in January, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Perth. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Fremantle Prison, Scarborough Beach
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

3
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 29th (Tue): make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cape Le Grand National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Esperance day trip website .

You can fly from Perth to Esperance in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perth in January: high temperatures in Esperance hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Esperance

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

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Esperance to Kangaroo Island in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Esperance to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Clifford's Honey Farm ©
Clifford's Honey Farm

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park and then meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February, daytime highs in Adelaide are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Aldinga Beach, Horseshoe Bay
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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