37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
6
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
7
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
10
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Broome trip simple and quick.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Broome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October, Broome is warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

3
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay. Visiting Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hellfire Bay, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and stroll through Salmon Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Esperance takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Broome in October; daily highs in Esperance reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

2
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 get in some beach time at Surfers Point and Cowaramup Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Lake Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Dunsborough (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Meelup Beach). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and learn about winemaking at Juniper Margaret River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Margaret River road trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Margaret River takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visiting Raptor Domain and Blowhole Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Island Beach.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Blowhole Beach
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. And it doesn't end there: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney holiday builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Congwong Beach
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bendalong Beach and Greenfield Beach. Relax by the water at Callala Beach and Seven Mile Beach National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Murrays Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jervis Bay vacation planner .

You can take a train from Sydney to Jervis Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, Jervis Bay is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Bendalong Beach
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Seven Mile Beach National Park ©
Seven Mile Beach National Park

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nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Noosa Main Beach and Kings Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Noosa National Park and Mooloolaba Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tewantin National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Noosa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Jervis Bay to Noosa takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then stroll through Kirra Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast travel route site .

Getting from Noosa to Gold Coast by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Wategos Beach, and then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Broken Head Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lennox Head Beach, and then stroll through Lighthouse Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head Beach, Lennox Head Beach, Lighthouse Beach
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Kayaking & Canoeing
Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach

2
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mossman Gorge and Daintree National Park. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Agincourt Reef.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Byron Bay to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Byron Bay in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Port Douglas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trinity Beach and Wooroonooran National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Palm Cove Beach and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Step out of Cairns to go to Herberton and see Historic Village Herberton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 20th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns online attractions planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach, Historic Village Herberton, Palm Cove Beach, Wooroonooran National Park
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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