30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
2
Perth
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
5
Adelaide
— 5 nights

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Caloundra (Kings Beach, Caloundra Jet Ski, &more) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane route planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sea World Theme Park
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Caloundra Jet Ski ©
Caloundra Jet Ski
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, and pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Perth takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in October, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Perth. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Life Wellness Massage Therapy, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Spacechameleon Adventure Co ©
Spacechameleon Adventure Co

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Newhaven (Forrest Caves, Phillip Island Helicopters, &more), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Cignall (in Frankston). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip website.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newhaven, Woodlands Park, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Merri Creek Trail, Cignall
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 19:
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Phillip Island Helicopters ©
Phillip Island Helicopters
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

6
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 out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Blue Mountains, The Three Sisters, &more) and Saint Bonaventure's Church (in Leura). There's lots more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney travel route website.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Saint Bonaventure's Church
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Softfoot Farm (in Victor Harbor), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Helivista Pty Ltd (in McLaren Vale). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Hills Luxury Day Tours, do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Adelaide visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, Adelaide is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Hills Luxury Day Tours, Softfoot Farm, Seppeltsfield, Helivista Pty Ltd
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Hills Luxury Day Tours ©
Hills Luxury Day Tours
Softfoot Farm ©
Softfoot Farm
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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