39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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39 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
Jervis Bay
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
8
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
10
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Margaret River
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: London

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Spas in Palm Cove, approximately 30 minutes away.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cairns trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns. Traveling from London in November, things will get much hotter in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
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 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Gold Coast is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

1
night
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook's Monument, steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Emily Bay, then stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Chapel, contemplate the long history of The Barracks, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hundred Acres Reserve, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Norfolk Island trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Norfolk Island in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Norfolk Time (NFT) is 1 hour. When traveling from Gold Coast in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Norfolk Island: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bendalong Beach and Hyams Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Callala Beach and Murrays Beach. Go for a jaunt from Jervis Bay to Narrawallee to see Narrawallee Beach about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, stroll through Cabbage Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abrahams Bosom Reserve.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Norfolk Island to Jervis Bay in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Norfolk Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Norfolk Island in November, you will find days in Jervis Bay are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are little chillier (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Currarong, Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach, Narrawallee Beach
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by train from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Jervis Bay in November, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Constitution Dock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Russell Falls and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 18th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Cascade Brewery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Hobart at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Russell Falls
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step off the beaten path and head to Admirals Arch and Raptor Domain. Get outdoors at Flinders Chase National Park and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and kick back and relax at Stokes Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island online visit planner .

Fly from Hobart to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at London Bridge and Gibsons Steps. Step out of the city life by going to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and The Razorback. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and make a trip to The Grotto.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Valley of the Winds and Uluru. Get some cultural insight at Kata Tjuta and Field of Light. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Middleton Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Little Beach and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. When in Albany, make a side trip to see Greens Pool in Denmark, approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, kick back and relax at Emu Point, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and get great views at Padre White Lookout.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Albany: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jewel Cave. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta), Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste) and Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Wilyabrup, Boranup, Augusta
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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