36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Rainbow Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Geelong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Port Elliot
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
11
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
12
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
13
Streaky Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  12​h 30​min
14
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Bremer Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
16
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
17
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Berlin


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day
Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): kick back and relax at Rainbow Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Searys Creek, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rainbow Beach journey planner.

Berlin, Germany to Rainbow Beach is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Rainbow Beach due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

1
night
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stop by Le Petit Chocolatier, stroll through Esplanade, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rainbow Beach to Hervey Bay takes 1.5 hours. February in Hervey Bay sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Le Petit Chocolatier ©
Le Petit Chocolatier

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne travel planner .

Fly from Hervey Bay to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Hervey Bay in February, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

2
nights
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. On the 8th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at 13th Beach, kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Steampacket Gardens.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Geelong travel route website .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Geelong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Geelong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay, 13th Beach
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool journey planner.

Traveling by car from Geelong to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Griffiths Island, Childer's Cove
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 12th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Halls Gap Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Chatauqua Peak, then trek along The Pinnacle, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls.

Start your trip to Halls Gap by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Halls Gap takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Burrong Falls ©
Burrong Falls
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Ralph Fowler Wines, kick back and relax at Robe Beach, and then stroll through Beachport Surf Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Wilson's at Robe, learn about winemaking at Cape Jaffa Wines, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, do a tasting at Wangolina, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Robe online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Robe takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Elliot.

Things to do in Robe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beachport Surf Beach, Cape Jaffa Lighthouse
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cape Dombey Obelisk ©
Cape Dombey Obelisk
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines

1
night
Port Elliot

Port Elliot ©
Port Elliot is a town in South Australia toward the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boomer Beach, then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, and then relax in the rural setting at Goolwa Animal Farm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Elliot online road trip planner .

You can drive from Robe to Port Elliot in 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Elliot

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Goolwa Animal Farm
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Boomer Beach ©
Boomer Beach
Goolwa Animal Farm ©
Goolwa Animal Farm

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.
On the 16th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, do a tasting at McLaren Vale III Associates, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Seacliff Beach and then stroll through Glenelg Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Port Elliot to Adelaide takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, McLaren Vale III Associates, Aldinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 18th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, then stroll through Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and finally kick back and relax at Stokes Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and then head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln road trip tool .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Shark Diving

1
night
Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens, then view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, then get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Augusta tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Port Lincoln to Port Augusta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Port Augusta sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Shopping Museums
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Homestead Gardens ©
Homestead Gardens

1
day
Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay ©
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Streaky Bay Islands Caravan Park and then identify plant and animal life at Point Labatt.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Streaky Bay trip planning site .

Getting from Port Augusta to Streaky Bay by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks Wildlife
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Point Labatt ©
Point Labatt
Islands Caravan Park ©
Islands Caravan Park

1
night
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. On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, enjoy the sand and surf at Lucky Bay, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach, then kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Esperance trip planner .

Traveling by car from Streaky Bay to Esperance takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Streaky Bay to Esperance. February in Esperance sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bremer Bay.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

1
night
Bremer Bay

Bremer Bay ©
Bremer Bay is a coastal town situated on the south coast of Western Australia in the Great Southern region between Albany and Esperance, at the mouth of the Bremer River. On the 25th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Fitzgerald River National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bremer Bay journey planner .

You can drive from Esperance to Bremer Bay in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hyden.

Things to do in Bremer Bay

Parks Nature
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Fitzgerald River National Park ©
Fitzgerald River National Park

1
night
Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Scrap Iron Sculptures, explore the striking landscape at Wave Rock, then take some stellar pictures from Lake Magic, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The Humps.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hyden trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bremer Bay to Hyden in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hyden

Parks Nature
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Lake Magic ©
Lake Magic
The Humps ©
The Humps

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nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get in touch with nature at Scarborough Beach and Rockingham Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Penguin Island and Back Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Waikiki Beach (in Safety Bay), Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro) and Secret Harbour Beach (in Secret Harbour). Make the 8th (Fri) an awe-inspiring day at Lane Pool Reserve. Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience, see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and enjoy the sand and surf at Binningup Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hyden to Perth in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Mullaloo Beach, Secret Harbour Beach, Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach

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