35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  10​h 30​min
6
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Noosa
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Auckland

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Surfers Point. Get outdoors at Lake Cave and Cowaramup Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Smiths Beach (in Yallingup), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Dunsborough (Meelup Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's much more to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, shop like a local with Jahroc Galleries, and stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Margaret River is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Auckland Central to Margaret River, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Augusta, Boranup, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge and then get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

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You can drive from Margaret River to Denmark in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Denmark, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denmark

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Albany
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Head to Broome Gallery and The Courthouse Collectionfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Broome Historical Museum and Short St Gallery. Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and stop by The Sandalwood Gallery Broome.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Denmark to Broome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Denmark in November, expect Broome to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

4
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Daintree Discovery Centre and Historic Village Herberton will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Coffee Works & Agincourt Reef), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio (in Tolga). Spend the 9th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Cairns takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Broome in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach, Historic Village Herberton, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Daintree Discovery Centre
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are little chillier (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
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.
Visiting Wineglass Bay Lookout and Honeymoon Bay will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and Coles Bay Jetty. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery & St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers). The adventure continues: stroll through Friendly Beaches, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay sightseeing planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coles Bay by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St Marys, Freycinet, Waubs Bay Gallery, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

4
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Camp Cove, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Sydney in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and train. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Congwong Beach
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 23:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Explore hidden gems such as Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Byron Walking Track and Burleigh Head National Park. Change things up with a short trip to You and Bamboo in Bogangar (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: stroll through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast planner .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

You and Bamboo, Cape Byron Walking Track
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Noosa Main Beach and The Original Eumundi Markets. You'll get in some beach time at Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Peregian Beach, make a trip to Hastings Street, and look for gifts at Berkelouw Book Barn.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Noosa itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eumundi, Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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