34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Norfolk Island
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  11​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h
4
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

5
nights
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Step out of the city life by going to Emily Bay and Hundred Acres Reserve. Popular historic sites such as Norfolk Island Cemetery and St. Barnabas Chapel are in your itinerary. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Norfolk Island National Park & Botanic Garden. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, kick back and relax at Point Ross, view the masterpieces at Gallery Guava, and contemplate the long history of Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Norfolk Island planner .

Sydney to Norfolk Island is an approximately 5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Norfolk Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, Norfolk Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

4
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Get in touch with nature at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kings Fine Art Gallery and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Friendly Beaches, and walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay online day trip planner .

Getting from Norfolk Island to Coles Bay by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk Island to Coles Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Freycinet, Kings Fine Art Gallery
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Australian Convict Sites will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 12th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Domaine A Stoney Vineyard, Australian Convict Sites, Museum of Old and New Art, Richmond Gaol, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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 Yallingup Beach and Jewel Cave. JahRoc Galleries and Cape Grace Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay), Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Water wheel) and Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks). The adventure continues: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, stroll through Cowaramup Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Margaret River day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Hobart to Margaret River in 12 hours. Traveling from Hobart to Margaret River, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Yallingup, Wilyabrup, Boranup, Cowaramup
Find places to stay May 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

5
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 a sense of the local culture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and Forest Hill Vineyard. Visiting Middleton Beach and Cosy Corner Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: The Denmark Heritage Cider Company (in Scotsdale), Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands) and Denmark (Harewood Estate Winery, Anvil Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Little Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nanarup Beach.

Discover how to plan a Albany trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Albany sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Lowlands Beach
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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.
Get outdoors at Valley of the Winds and Kuniya Walk. Let the collections at Walkatjara Art and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Albany, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Blue Mountains. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Venture out of the city with trips to Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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