47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

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47 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kota Kinabalu
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+4
bus + train + bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
10
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Kota Kinabalu

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mammoth Cave and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Brown Hill Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, and identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planning site .

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Margaret River is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Yallingup, Augusta, Wilyabrup, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Raptor Domain and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Get in touch with nature at Admirals Arch and Kelly Hill Caves. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 12 hours. Traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Mait's Rest and Port Campbell National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to London Bridge and Lorne Beach. Go for a jaunt from Port Campbell to Weeaproinah to see Otway Fly Treetop Adventures about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip itinerary tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne Beach, Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Childer's Cove, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and East Coast Natureworld. Get some cultural insight at Craigie Knowe Vineyard and Gala Estate Vineyard. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see St Columba Waterfall in St Helens, approximately 1h 55 min away. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the galleries of Kings Fine Art Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay travel route site .

Getting from Port Campbell to Coles Bay by combination of bus, train, flight, and car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, St Columba Waterfall, Kings Fine Art Gallery
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

5
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.
Visiting Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Russell Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Lawrenny Estate Distillery in Ouse (about 1h 25 min away). On the 9th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and stroll through The Pipeline Track.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online holiday planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Hobart, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Russell Falls, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, & more) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Featherdale Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Agincourt Reef and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trinity Beach and Daintree National Park. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip app .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Daintree National Park, Agincourt Reef, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

3
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Escape the urban bustle at The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairns in June, plan for slightly colder days in Alice Springs, with highs around 23°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Valley of the Winds and Kata Tjuta. Get some cultural insight at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. There's still lots to do: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Plan a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gantheaume Point. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and stop by The Courthouse Collection.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Broome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Broome takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, Broome is somewhat warmer than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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