35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Mandurah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  14​h
5
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  10​h 15​min
8
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
train:  7​h 45​min
9
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
10
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Warsaw

2
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach. On the next day, tour the water at your own pace with Mandurah Cruises, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and then stroll through Cottesloe Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mandurah trip planner .

Warsaw, Poland to Mandurah is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Warsaw in December: high temperatures in Mandurah hover around 35°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Mandurah

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Warnbro Beach, State War Memorial
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

3
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.
Visit Surfers Point and Cowaramup Bay for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Gnarabup Beach and Yallingup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Yallingup (Smiths Beach & Ngilgi Cave) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). The adventure continues: Head underground at Lake Cave and learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River journey maker tool .

You can drive from Mandurah to Margaret River in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Boranup, Meelup Beach, Jewel Cave, Cowaramup Bay
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cheynes Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. Visit Little Beach and Lowlands Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Anvil Beach, Lights Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Nanarup Beach and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

Make your Albany itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
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Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

4
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thistle Cove and Twilight Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blue Haven Beach and Hellfire Bay. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ten Mile Lagoon and stroll through Salmon Beach.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Esperance holiday maker site .

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. December in Esperance sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Johanna Beach and Mait's Rest. Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Gibsons Steps, admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles, and take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell day trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Esperance to Port Campbell in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Carrickalinga Beach and Cleland Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Boomer Beach (in Port Elliot), Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis) and Granite Island (in Victor Harbor). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Semaphore Beach and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide visit site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Adelaide in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In December in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, Blowhole Beach, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Semaphore Beach ©
Semaphore Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Escape the urban bustle at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Island Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Stokes Beach and Little Sahara. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island route planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Visit Hyams Beach and Bendalong Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Callala Beach and Murrays Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Blenheim Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Greenfield Beach, and go for a walk through Abrahams Bosom Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jervis Bay day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Jervis Bay in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. December in Jervis Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Newcastle.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Currarong, Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Murrays Beach ©
Murrays Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach

2
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Explore hidden gems such as Nobbys Beach and Jimmy's Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Bennetts Beach and Box Beach. Explore Newcastle's surroundings by going to Fingal Bay Beach (in Fingal Bay), Shoal Bay (Zenith Beach & Tomaree Head) and Winda Woppa Reserve (in Hawks Nest). There's more to do: go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle trip planning app .

You can take a train from Jervis Bay to Newcastle in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shoal Bay, Hawks Nest, Fingal Bay Beach
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

3
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Tugun Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Kirra Beach and Broken Head Beach. Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (in Currumbin) and Coolangatta Beach (in Coolangatta). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Newcastle to Byron Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. December in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Broken Head Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park and then explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park. On the next day, stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, and then stroll through Noosa Main Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Noosa road trip planning tool .

Drive from Byron Bay to Noosa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mooloolaba Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Tewantin National Park
Tewantin National Park
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park

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