48 days in Australia Itinerary

48 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 3 nights
2
Hamelin Bay
— 2 nights
3
Karijini National Park
— 1 night
4
Ningaloo
— 2 nights
5
Christmas Island
— 3 nights
6
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
8
Brisbane
— 3 nights
9
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
10
Sydney
— 4 nights
11
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
12
Daintree
— 2 nights
13
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
14
Babinda
— 2 nights
15
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
16
Broome
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Get some historical perspective at St. George's Cathedral and St. Mary's Cathedral. You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Rockingham Beach. When in Perth, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Mandurah, approximately Mandurah away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Scarborough Beach, kick back and relax at City Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Perth is 8 hours. Traveling from London in March, expect Perth to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hamelin Bay.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, City Beach, Rockingham Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

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Hamelin Bay

Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay is a bay and a locality on the south-west coast of Western Australia between Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and finally identify plant and animal life at Boranup Karri Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Calgardup Cave, learn about winemaking at Firetail Wines, then do a tasting at Blackwood Meadery, and finally learn about winemaking at Glenarty Road.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hamelin Bay online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Perth to Hamelin Bay takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Hamelin Bay

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Margaret River, Karridale, Firetail Wines
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty

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Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bruce. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Karijini National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Karijini National Park tour planner.

Getting from Hamelin Bay to Karijini National Park by car takes about 19 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Mount Bruce ©
Mount Bruce

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Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ningaloo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Ningaloo takes 8 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Christmas Island.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Coral Bay
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

3
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Christmas Island

Christmas Island ©
The Territory of Christmas Island is an Australian external territory comprising the island of the same name. You'll get in some beach time at Lily Beach and Greta Beach. Get outdoors at Dolly Beach and The Dales Hiking Trail. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ethel Beach, get great views at Margaret Knoll Lookout, explore the striking landscape of Christmas Island National Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ma Chor Nui Nui Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Christmas Island journey builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ningaloo to Christmas Island. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Christmas Island Time (CXT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ningaloo in March: highs in Christmas Island hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Christmas Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Christmas Island National Park ©
Christmas Island National Park
The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Ma Chor Nui Nui Temple ©
Ma Chor Nui Nui Temple

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 17th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then explore the striking landscape of Watarrka National Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kings Canyon road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Christmas Island to Kings Canyon. The time zone difference when traveling from Christmas Island to Kings Canyon is 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Helicopter Tours

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Eli Creek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Fraser Island takes 32 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Kings Canyon to Fraser Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallery of Modern Art and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Step out of the city life by going to Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kondalilla Falls (in Montville), Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Bulcock Beach (in Caloundra). It doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In March, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Kondalilla Falls, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): kick back and relax at Belongil Beach, then stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lennox Head Beach. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Lennox Head Beach
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

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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 in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: hike along Manly Scenic Walkway, stroll through Manly Beach, steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Byron Bay to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park

3
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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Visiting Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and Ball's Pyramid. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island day trip site.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Daintree.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree National Park, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tranquility Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach and then engage your brain at Daintree Discovery Centre.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Daintree trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Daintree by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Daintree. April in Daintree sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Wonga Beach, Daintree Discovery Centre
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Photography Tours
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Agincourt Reef will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, look for gifts at With Sugar, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip maker app.

You can drive from Daintree to Port Douglas in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Babinda.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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Babinda

Babinda ©
Babinda is a small town and locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Barrine, take some stellar pictures from Mamu Tropical Skywalk, and then explore the striking landscape at Babinda Boulders. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curtain Fig National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Babinda itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Babinda in 2 hours. In April in Babinda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Babinda

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Yungaburra, Mamu Tropical Skywalk
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Curtain Fig National Park ©
Curtain Fig National Park
Lake Barrine ©
Lake Barrine

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ubirr and Mamukala Wetlands. Take a break from the city and head to Nourlangie Rock and Motor Car Falls. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Babinda to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 25 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mamukala Wetlands ©
Mamukala Wetlands
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gantheaume Point and Broome Historical Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Staircase To The Moon, view the masterpieces at The Courthouse Collection, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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