44 days in Australia Itinerary

44 days in Australia Itinerary

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44 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Lockhart
— 14 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Cronulla
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Palm Beach
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Penrith
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h 30​min
6
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

14
nights
Lockhart

Lockhart ©
Lockhart is a town in the Riverina Region of New South Wales, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Pfeiffer Wines and Lake Moodemere Estate. Get in touch with nature at The Rock Nature Reserve and Altina Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lockhart: Chiltern (Mt. Pilot National Park, Lakeview House, & more), National Museum of Australian Pottery (in Holbrook) and Flyfaire Wines (in Woomargama). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Campbells Wines, relax in the rural setting at Savernake Station, view the masterpieces at Narrandera Visitor Information Centre, and stroll through High Country Rail Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lockhart road trip planner .

Sydney to Lockhart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Lockhart hover around 21°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cronulla.

Things to do in Lockhart

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rutherglen, Narrandera, Wahgunyah, Chiltern, Wodonga
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Flyfaire Wines ©
Flyfaire Wines
The Rock Nature Reserve ©
The Rock Nature Reserve
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines

7
nights
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area and Bass Point Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Kiama Coastal Walk and Man from Kangaroo Valley Trail Ride. Venture out of the city with trips to Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Appleshack at Glenbernie Orchard (in Darkes Forest) and Stockland Shellharbour (in Shellharbour). Spend the 22nd (Tue) among the memorable landscape of Figure 8 Pools. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abrahams Bosom Reserve, do a tasting at Marist Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Wanda Beach, and make a trip to The Big Potato.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cronulla tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Lockhart to Cronulla with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lockhart in September, with highs in Cronulla at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Cronulla

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kangaroo Valley, Shellharbour, Kiama, Abrahams Bosom Reserve, The Big Potato
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Abrahams Bosom Reserve ©
Abrahams Bosom Reserve
Wanda Beach ©
Wanda Beach
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

8
nights
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Get outdoors at Caves Beach and Pulpit Rock Lookout. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bouddi National Park and Palm Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Palm Beach: Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Grand Canyon track) and Luka Chocolates (in Wyong). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Palm Beach trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Cronulla to Palm Beach in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, UnrealVR, Catherine Hill Bay Beach, Whale Beach, Redhead Beach
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 3:
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

8
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Featherdale Wildlife Park and Jenolan Caves. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The National Pass and Bilpin Cider Company. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Blackheath Golf Club, & more), Megalong Valley (Coachwood Glen Nature Trail & Dryridge Estate) and Mittagong (Artemis Wines, Mount Gibraltar Reserve, & more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, learn about winemaking at Banjo's Run Winery and Vineyard, stop by The Nook, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

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

You can drive from Palm Beach to Penrith in 2 hours. Traveling from Palm Beach in October, Penrith is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackheath, Mittagong, Leura, Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Penrith to Port Douglas with the Route module. Traveling from Penrith in October, expect Port Douglas to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Maheno Wreck and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, car, and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in October; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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