41 days in Australia Itinerary

41 days in Australia Itinerary

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41 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
8
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
10
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hyde Park and Speed Boats Tours. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in February; daily highs in Sydney reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Questacon and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Batemans Bay (Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens & Batemans Bay Mini Golf) and Rosemont The Patchwork Shop (in Mogo). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

Make your Canberra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, Canberra is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Batemans Bay, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Rosemont The Patchwork Shop
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Twelve Apostles and London Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk (in Princetown) and Beech Forest (Triplet Falls & The Redwoods). Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps, explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip tool .

You can drive from Canberra to Port Campbell in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Princetown, Bay of Martyrs
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. On the 9th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and kick back and relax at Kingston Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip app .

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Wicked Cheese Co., Maria Island National Park, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Kingston Beach
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
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Food Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

4
nights
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Explore hidden gems such as Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea), Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Bicheno, Tasmanian Wool Centre., Melshell Oysters
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

4
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to City Park and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Seahorse World (in Beauty Point), Devonport (Bass Strait Maritime Centre & Coles Beach) and Ghost Rock Tasmania (in Northdown). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Devonport, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Seahorse World, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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 Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at KI Spirits, and do a tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Launceston to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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

4
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Anzac Centre and Greens Pool. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park), Denmark (Anvil Beach, Elephant Rocks, & more) and The Denmark Heritage Cider Company (in Scotsdale). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, and contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Albany in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Albany are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Bluff Knoll
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool

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nights
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 discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay), Injidup Beach (in Yallingup) and Cape Naturaliste (Sugarloaf Rock & Bunker Bay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products, do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, and pick up some local products at Margaret River Farmers Market.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River travel route builder website .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Lake Cave, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Injidup Beach
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Atherton Tablelands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Artistree Gallery (in Yungaburra), Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 31st (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Michaelmas Cay, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cairns Aquarium, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns journey planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Cairns takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Artistree Gallery, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Historic Village Herberton
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

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