28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
Train + Fly:  27 h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  9 h 15 min
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  10 h 30 min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9 h
8
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Margaret River
— 3 nights
+4
Bus + Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  28 h
End: Birmingham

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Broome day trip tool.

Birmingham, UK to Broome is an approximately 27- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 8 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in June, things will get a bit warmer in Broome: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

2
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Darwin Aviation Museum and Defence of Darwin Experience. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Crocosaurus Cove. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can fly from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Broome in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Darwin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in June, expect Alice Springs to be colder, temps between 23°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walpa Gorge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path. There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

3
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Walk will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Darling Harbour and Art Gallery of New South Wales. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney online attractions planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Port Campbell National Park and Gibsons Steps. Step out of Port Campbell with an excursion to Mait's Rest in Apollo Bay--about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: make a trip to The Grotto and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip maker website.

You can do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus from Sydney to Port Campbell in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Mait's Rest
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Raptor Domain and Admirals Arch. Visiting Flinders Chase National Park and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park and make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip builder website.

You can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Beach and Emu Point. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip planning site.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Albany by combination of taxi and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Cowaramup Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hamelin Bay and Lake Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip tool.

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Cape Grace Wines, Cowaramup Bay
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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