37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h
4
Hayman Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 45​min
5
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  2​h 30​min
6
Daydream Island
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
7
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Brussels


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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Palm Beach. Australian National Maritime Museum and Madame Tussauds Sydney will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Wollongong (North Wollongong Beach & Nan Tien Temple) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

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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 bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Sydney is 9 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Brussels in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Wollongong, Bronte Beach, Terrigal Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 30:
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Eastern Beach Reserve and Ocean Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Art Gallery of Ballarat and The Gold Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), 13th Beach (in Barwon Heads) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bells Beach, contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne sightseeing website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Bells Beach, Swim with Dolphins, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 6:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat

3
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catseye Beach and Hamilton Island Golf Club. Step out of the city life by going to Wild life Hamilton Island and Jetryder. There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, admire all the interesting features of Go-Kart Racing Track, and make a trip to Passage Peak.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Hamilton Island in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in February since evenings lows in Hamilton Island dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Hayman Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Art Gallery ©
Hamilton Island Art Gallery
Wild life Hamilton Island ©
Wild life Hamilton Island

1
night
Hayman Island

Hayman Island
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiking & Bushwalks One&Only Hayman Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hayman Island tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hayman Island

Beaches Wildlife Nature
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2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 11th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hayman Island to Whitsunday Island. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Daydream Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

1
night
Daydream Island

Daydream Island
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Daydream Island Living Reef.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Daydream Island sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Whitsunday Island to Daydream Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Daydream Island

Wildlife Parks
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6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Darwin Aviation Museum and Nomad Art Gallery. Visiting Litchfield National Park and Buley Rockhole will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Florence Falls (in Litchfield National Park), Tiwi Design (in Bathurst Island) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). Spend the 17th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, examine the collection at 1934 Qantas Hangar, explore the galleries of Mason Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centres.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Daydream Island to Darwin. February in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Tiwi Design, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 20:
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Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Broome Historical Museum and SSJG Heritage Centre. Visit Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral and Japanese Cemetery for their historical value. Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, see what you can catch with Diversity Charter Company, take in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection, and admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point.

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Getting from Darwin to Broome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Broome. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Diversity Charter Company
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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