32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Broome
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  11 h 15 min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  10 h 30 min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
9
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Perth

1
night
Broome

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.
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 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 Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twelve Apostles and Port Campbell National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Loch Ard Gorge and Mait's Rest. When in Port Campbell, make a side trip to see Cape Otway Lightstation in Cape Otway, approximately Cape Otway away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, make a trip to The Grotto, and admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell online vacation maker.

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Broome to Port Campbell in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
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 Raptor Domain. Step out of the city life by going to Off-Road Tours and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip tool.

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

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

4
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.
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, 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

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Art Gallery of New South Wales and Macquarie Lighthouse. 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 take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery.

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

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, thenkick back and relax at Kirra Beach, thenkick 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 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. 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

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
Head to Ngarru Gallery and Coffee Works Port Douglasfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Boat Tours & Water Sports. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Port Douglas (Agincourt Reef & Flagstaff Hill Lookout) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planning site.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gold Coast in May, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
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 Valley of the Winds. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kuniya Walk and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Cairns in May, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
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 The Gap and Natural Bridge. Take a break from Albany with a short trip to Elephant Rocks in Denmark, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Albany journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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 off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Jewel Cave. Relax by the water at Hamelin Bay and Yallingup Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta). The adventure continues: cruise along Caves Road, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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