37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + train:  49​h
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  79​h
7
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint.

Plan trip to Perth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Perth reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
nights
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.
Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Busselton Jetty (in Busselton) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River planning site .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Lake Cave, Meelup Beach, Busselton Jetty
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm & The Cedars). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip builder site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Adelaide in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Adelaide are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Robe.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Hahndorf
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): do a tasting at Wangolina, don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery, then stop by Mahalia Coffee, and finally stroll through Robe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Bowman Scenic Drive, take a leisurely stroll along Beachport Jetty, then do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, and finally make a trip to The Big Lobster.

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

Getting from Adelaide to Robe by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Robe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Beachport, The Big Lobster
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Beachport Jetty ©
Beachport Jetty
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave, then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, then browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and finally explore the activities along The Blue Lake. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, then enjoy breathtaking views from Centenary Tower, then take in the exciting artwork at Riddoch Art Gallery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Mount Gambier day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Robe to Mount Gambier takes 1.5 hours. In February in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
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Engelbrecht Cave ©
Engelbrecht Cave
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip tool .

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
When in Canberra, make a side trip to see Point Hut Crossing in Gordon, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Canberra route planning tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Point Hut Crossing
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 24:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in February since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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