54 days in Australia Itinerary

54 days in Australia Itinerary

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54 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  3​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Clare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Nuriootpa
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
12
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
13
Lyndoch
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
14
Tilba Tilba
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
15
Metung
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
16
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
17
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
18
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
19
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
20
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
21
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
22
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 30​min
23
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
24
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
End: Cairns

1
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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.
For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Margaret River journey website .

Perth to Margaret River is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

1
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Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. You've now added Nambung National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Nambung National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sandy Cape Recreation Park and then stroll through Hangover Bay.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cervantes trip builder .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Cervantes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Sandy Cape Recreation Park
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
Sandy Cape Recreation Park ©
Sandy Cape Recreation Park

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Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Blue Holes, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then take some stellar pictures from Hawk's Head Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Eagle Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pot Alley Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kalbarri trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Cervantes to Kalbarri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Ross Graham Lookout ©
Ross Graham Lookout
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 10th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

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

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Coral Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On your second day here, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth route planner .

Getting from Coral Bay to Exmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Exmouth sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Safaris

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
St Patrick's Basilica and Aspects of Kings Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Secret Harbour Beach and Sorrento Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Mandurah (Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire, Halls Head Beach, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Floreat Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in October, expect Perth to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mandurah, Sorrento Beach, St Patrick's Basilica, Floreat Beach, Secret Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire ©
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire
Secret Harbour Beach ©
Secret Harbour Beach
Sorrento Beach ©
Sorrento Beach

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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 17th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of George's 40,000 Castle Lights. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Perth to Kangaroo Island in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Kangaroo Island. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Island Pure Sheep Dairy ©
Island Pure Sheep Dairy

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bay Discovery Centre and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Belair National Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In October, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Adelaide

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bay Discovery Centre, Belair National Park
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Belair National Park ©
Belair National Park
Bay Discovery Centre ©
Bay Discovery Centre
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

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Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Warren Gorge and then explore the world behind art at Wilpena Panorama. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves and then view the masterpieces at Jeff Morgan Gallery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hawker trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Adelaide to Hawker. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Warren Gorge
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Warren Gorge ©
Warren Gorge
Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery

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Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Clare Valley Art Gallery, then do a tasting at Shut the Gate Wines, then learn about winemaking at Crabtree Watervale Wines, and finally grab your bike and head to Rattler Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Gleeson Wetlands, learn about winemaking at Mad Bastard Wines of Finery, do a tasting at Mitchell Winery, learn about winemaking at Kilikanoon Winery, then do a tasting at Penna Lane Wines, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Aloysius Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Clare trip itinerary site .

Getting from Hawker to Clare by car takes about 3 hours. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mintaro Wines, Rattler Trail, St Aloysius Church
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Shut the Gate Wines ©
Shut the Gate Wines
Mitchell Winery ©
Mitchell Winery
Kilikanoon Winery ©
Kilikanoon Winery

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Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. On the 25th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Greenock Brewers Barossa Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Thorn-Clarke Wines, learn about winemaking at Gibson Wines, do a tasting at Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, then do a tasting at Hewitson, and finally do a tasting at Yelland & Papps.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuriootpa trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Clare to Nuriootpa takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Nuriootpa are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenock, Kapunda, Thorn-Clarke Wines, Gibson Wines
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Thorn-Clarke Wines ©
Thorn-Clarke Wines
Gibson Wines ©
Gibson Wines
Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars ©
Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars

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Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Lindsay Wine Estate and then admire the striking features of Seppeltsfield Mausoleum. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Basedow Wines, then get to know the fascinating history of Town Walk of Tanunda, and then do a tasting at Seiber Road Wines.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanunda trip itinerary builder .

Tanunda is just a stone's throw from Nuriootpa. October in Tanunda sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lyndoch.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Barossa Sculpture Park
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Basedow Wines ©
Basedow Wines
David Franz Wines ©
David Franz Wines
Greenock Creek Wines ©
Greenock Creek Wines

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Lyndoch

Lyndoch ©
Lyndoch is a town in Barossa Valley, located on the Barossa Valley Highway between Gawler and Tanunda, 58 km northeast of Adelaide. On the 30th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Hemera Estate, do a tasting at Jenke Vineyards, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mannum Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Schild Estate Wines, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Anglican Church, then stroll through Barossa Goldfields Walking Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape of Hale Conservation Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lyndoch day trip website .

Lyndoch is just a stone's throw from Tanunda. October in Lyndoch sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tilba Tilba.

Things to do in Lyndoch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gawler, Mannum Waterfalls, Barossa Goldfields Walking Trail, Hale Conservation Park, Jenke Vineyards
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hale Conservation Park ©
Hale Conservation Park
Hemera Estate ©
Hemera Estate
Schild Estate Wines ©
Schild Estate Wines

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Tilba Tilba

Tilba Tilba ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Reva at Tilba, pause for some serene contemplation at Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma, and then tee off at Narooma Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Bermagui Country Club.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tilba Tilba online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lyndoch to Tilba Tilba. When traveling from Lyndoch in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tilba Tilba: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Metung.

Things to do in Tilba Tilba

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bermagui Country Club, Narooma Golf Club, Reva at Tilba, Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Narooma Golf Club ©
Narooma Golf Club
Bermagui Country Club ©
Bermagui Country Club
Reva  at Tilba ©
Reva at Tilba

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Metung

Metung ©
Metung is a town in East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Entrance Apex Park, take in the views from Cunninghame Arm Footbridge, then take in the views from The Entrance Walk, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils And Crystals, and finally view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Metung trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Tilba Tilba to Metung takes 5 hours. Traveling from Tilba Tilba in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Metung, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Metung

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Lakes Entrance
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Entrance Apex Park ©
Lakes Entrance Apex Park
Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography ©
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge ©
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): browse for treasures at Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, stroll through Pearl Park, and then grab your bike and head to Great Southern Rail Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Liptrap Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Walkerville Lime Kilns, and then identify plant and animal life at Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wilsons Promontory National Park journey planner .

You can drive from Metung to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, Great Southern Rail Trail, Menniyan Art Gallery, Pearl Park, Cape Liptrap Lighthouse
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Great Southern Rail Trail ©
Great Southern Rail Trail
Walkerville Lime Kilns ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns
Cape Liptrap Lighthouse ©
Cape Liptrap Lighthouse

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Henty Dunes and then get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Coles Bay.

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

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, Henty Dunes, Hellyer Gorge, Deloraine Creative Studios
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk

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Coles Bay

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.
On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay route planner .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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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.
On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement and then trek along Three Capes Track.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Puddleduck Vineyard, Three Capes Track, Seven Mile Beach, Tessellated Pavement
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 15th (Sun), browse the exhibits of McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, then learn about winemaking at Main Ridge Estate, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, and finally see the interesting displays at Fort Queenscliff Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Nepean and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rye Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Main Ridge Estate, Fort Queenscliff Museum, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Rye Beach
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Queenscliff Museum ©
Fort Queenscliff Museum
Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach
Heide Museum of Modern Art ©
Heide Museum of Modern Art

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), trek along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much hotter (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and then head outdoors with Simpsons Gap. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and then admire all the interesting features of Ormiston Gorge.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Alice Springs

Outdoors Museums Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap
Araluen Cultural Precinct ©
Araluen Cultural Precinct

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Alice Springs to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Anbangbang Billabong
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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Port Douglas

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.
On the 25th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Des Spencer Galleries, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, then do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and finally stroll through Wonga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Peter Jarver Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, then make a trip to Honey House, and finally learn more about the world around you at Emu Ridge Gallery.

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Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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Kuranda, Wonga Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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