46 days in Australia Itinerary

46 days in Australia Itinerary

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46 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
5
Coonawarra
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
6
Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
7
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
9
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: London

9
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 Darling Harbour. Escape the urban bustle at Jenolan Caves and Featherdale Wildlife Park. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Giant Stairway), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Bouddi National Park (in Killcare). Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sydney is 10 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 4:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park

8
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 Art Gallery of Ballarat and National Gallery of Victoria. Visit Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Daylesford (The Mill Markets & Spas & Wellness), Portal 108 (in Hepburn Springs) and Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat). Spend the 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, look for gifts at The Australian Natural Soap, and identify plant and animal life at Y Water Discovery Centre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Portal 108, Rotary's Camberwell Sunday Market, The Mill Markets
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 12:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

10
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tyler's Vineyard and Olive Farm Wines. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fremantle Markets and The House of Honey. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Rockingham (Rockingham Beach & Point Peron), Fremantle (St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhouse, & more) and York (Penny Farthing Sweets & Mount Brown Lookout). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, browse the different shops at Karrinyup Shopping Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Find out how to plan Perth trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Perth in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June in Perth, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Herne Hill, Rockingham, York, Millendon
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 24:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
City Beach ©
City Beach

3
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): do a tasting at Bowen Estate Coonawarra, do a tasting at Leconfield Coonawarra, learn about winemaking at The Blok Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Wynns Coonawarra Estate, then learn about winemaking at Katnook Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of Petticoat Lane. On the next day, do a tasting at Kidman Wines and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ess Lagoon Reserve.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Coonawarra day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Perth to Coonawarra. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Perth in June: highs in Coonawarra hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Petticoat Lane, Ess Lagoon Reserve, Naracoorte Caves National Park
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Wynns Coonawarra Estate ©
Wynns Coonawarra Estate
Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks, learn about winemaking at Moombaki Wines, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Tingle Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walpole-Nornalup National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Denmark itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coonawarra to Denmark. The time zone difference when traveling from Coonawarra to Denmark is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Coonawarra, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denmark, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denmark

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Walpole, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Walpole-Nornalup National Park ©
Walpole-Nornalup National Park
Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Denmark to Gold Coast in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Denmark in July, expect nights in Gold Coast to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 4th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Westmorland Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Henty Dunes, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then stop by Wilderness Woodworks, and finally admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Gold Coast to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Strahan, Westmorland Falls
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Keep things going the next day: stop by Wilmot Country Store, then identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, and then admire the sheer force of Preston Falls.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Zeehan, Liffey Falls, Wings Wildlife Park, Wilmot Country Store, Preston Falls
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Liffey Falls ©
Liffey Falls
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©

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