39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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39 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

12
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Caversham Wildlife Park and Back Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and Quinns Rocks Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Rockingham (Point Peron & Rockingham Beach), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, The Fremantle Round House, & more) and New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery (in New Norcia). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Silver Sands Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Harbour Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip maker .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandurah, Fremantle, Rockingham, Trigg, Secret Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 15:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Chateau Tanunda and Rockford Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Blowhole Beach and Aldinga Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga), Wirra Wirra Vineyards (in McLaren Vale) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Horseshoe Bay, take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum, kick back and relax at Henley Beach, and wander the streets of North Terrace.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Perth to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, Henley Beach, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Blowhole Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Victoria and Degraves Street. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastern Beach Reserve and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat) and Bells Beach (in Torquay). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in October, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Bells Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Munmorah State Conservation Area and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Step out of Sydney to go to Leura and see Everglades Historic House and Gardens, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through Clovelly.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Munmorah State Conservation Area
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Burleigh Heads Beach and Greenmount Beach. Relax by the water at Tugun Beach and Wategos Beach. Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Pippi Beach (in Yamba), Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum (in Ballina) and David Fleay Wildlife Park (in West Burleigh). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lennox Head Beach, identify plant and animal life at Pat Morton Lookout, and admire all the interesting features of Broken Head Nature Reserve.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Lennox Head, Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Pippi Beach
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Kings Beach and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at Queensland Art Gallery and Queen Street Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim), Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra) and Mooloolaba (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroochydore Beach, take a stroll through West End, and examine the collection at Queensland Maritime Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Maroochydore Beach, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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