35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
fly:  3​h
2
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
7
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Brussels


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.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel route planner.

Brussels, Belgium 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Sydney is 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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3
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Airlie Beach by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In May, Airlie Beach is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 24°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Melbourne by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in May, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are colder (9°C). You will leave for Apollo Bay on the 9th (Wed).
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Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 10th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Hopetoun Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods, and then stop by Bay of Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Great Otway National Park
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The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool online holiday maker .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Melbourne on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Warrnambool to Melbourne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks
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St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach

4
nights
Darwin

Darwin
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Darwin in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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5
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
You've now added Emu Run Experience - Day Tours to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Ormiston Gorge and Ochre Pits. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yubu Napa Art Gallery and Talapi.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs travel website .

Fly from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in May, you will find days in Alice Springs are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). You will leave for Sydney on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Emu Run Experience - Day Tours ©
Emu Run Experience - Day Tours
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
Ochre Pits ©
Ochre Pits

10
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Kiama Harbour (in Kiama) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Dedicate the 27th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Explore Sydney further: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, shop like a local with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in May, you will find days in Sydney are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (14°C). On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Harbour
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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