Route & dates
39 days in Australia Itinerary
train + Fly: 25h
Melbourne— 8 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Sydney— 9 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Adelaide— 8 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Alice Springs— 3 nights
Fly: 5h 15min
Darwin— 4 nights
Fly: 10h 45min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park— 2 nights
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Australia's Garden City
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Dedicate the 1st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.
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Stuttgart, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Stuttgart in July, you will find days in Melbourne are colder (15°C), and nights are slightly colder (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.
Things to do in Melbourne
St. Kilda Beach
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The Harbour City
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 out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Pulpit Rock Lookout. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Australian Centre for Photography. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Coachwood Glen Nature Trail in Megalong Valley, about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.
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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.
Things to do in Sydney
Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Sydney Harbour National Park, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.Museum-lovers will appreciate South Australian Museum and Migration Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park and Hallett Cove Conservation Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Greenock (Murray Street Vineyards, Kalleske Wines, & more), Eden Valley (Flaxman Wines & Fernfield Wines) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Tscharke's Place, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.
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Getting from Sydney to Adelaide by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Adelaide hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.
Things to do in Adelaide
Marananga, Greenock, Tanunda, Eden Valley, Cleland Wildlife Park
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The Heart of Central Australia
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.Escape the urban bustle at The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Finke Gorge National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.
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You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in August: highs in Alice Springs hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.
Things to do in Alice Springs
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Outback Capital of the Northern Territory
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.Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Litchfield National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leanyer Recreation Park.
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You can fly from Alice Springs to Darwin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Darwin: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Darwin
Litchfield National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.On the 31st (Fri), hike along Kuniya Walk, then don't miss a visit to Uluru, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.
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Fly from Darwin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Darwin in August, plan for slightly colder days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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