32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Broome
— 1 night
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Fly to Melbourne, Train to Warrnambool, Bus to Port Campbell
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Fly to Perth, Train to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Bus to Albany
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
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Broome

— 1 night

Yawuru Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, stroll through Cable Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary planner.

Perth to Broome is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in April: high temperatures in Broome hover around 40°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Take a break from the city and head to Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay). It doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps and make a trip to The Grotto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Broome to Port Campbell takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Port Campbell is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Kangaroo Island

— 2 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Seal Bay Conservation Park and Kangaroo Island Spirits. Step out of the city life by going to Off-Road Tours and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:

Hobart

— 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Visit Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Richmond Gaol for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Cascade Brewery. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip maker.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Hobart by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 11:

Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Art Gallery of New South Wales and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 15:

Gold Coast

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Gold Coast sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Cairns

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Head to Ngarru Gallery and Coffee Works Port Douglasfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Trinity Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Port Douglas (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Agincourt Reef, &more). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cairns planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in May: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kuniya Walk and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planning app.

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in May, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Albany

— 2 nights
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Step off the beaten path and head to Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Take a break from Albany with a short trip to Elephant Rocks in Denmark, about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Albany online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Albany, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Margaret River

— 4 nights
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 off the beaten path and head to Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Yallingup Beach & Ngilgi Cave) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay, and take a memorable drive along Caves Road.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.