30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Dubbo
— 1 night
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Cobar
— 1 night
Drive
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White Cliffs
— 1 night
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Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Augusta
— 2 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 4 nights
Drive
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Clare
— 1 night
Drive
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Tanunda
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive
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Victor Harbor
— 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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Robe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naracoorte
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
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Melbourne
Fly
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Albury
— 1 night
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Sydney
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Sydney

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.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will leave for Dubbo on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Dubbo

— 1 night
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, then meet the residents at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and finally make a trip to Alladins Cave Bottle House.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dubbo trip builder site.

You can fly from Sydney to Dubbo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Dubbo: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Cobar

— 1 night
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): walk around Cobar Miners Heritage Park, take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, don't miss a visit to Commonwealth Meteorological Station, get outside with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, then get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Mount Grenfell Historic Site.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cobar journey maker.

Drive from Dubbo to Cobar in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

White Cliffs

— 1 night
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Fossickers Den.

Before you visit White Cliffs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Cobar to White Cliffs takes 4 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Broken Hill.

Things to do in White Cliffs

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Broken Hill

— 2 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, browse the exhibits of Julie Hart Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, explore the galleries of Art Confessions Studio & Gallery, browse the exhibits of Aboriginal Art & Craft Gallery, make a trip to Line of Lode Miners Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, and finally explore the galleries of Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill trip planning app.

Drive from White Cliffs to Broken Hill in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Port Augusta

— 2 nights
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at RSL Military Museum, browse the exhibits of Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, get great views at Water Tower Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and finally view the masterpieces at Homestead Gardens. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Port Augusta Train Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Brown, identify plant and animal life at Powell Gardens, then walk around Argadelles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Warren Gorge, and finally get outside with Alligator Gorge.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Augusta trip planner.

Drive from Broken Hill to Port Augusta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Broken Hill in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Port Augusta, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Lincoln

— 4 nights
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Triple Bay Charters and Fishery Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Lincoln: Cowell (Cowell Foreshore Boardwalk & The National Trust Folk Museum), Arno Bay Supershed (in Arno Bay) and Tumby Bay (Tumby Bay Silo Art & National Trust of S.A Museum). There's lots more to do: stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, take an in-depth tour of Koppio Smithy Museum, pause for some photo ops at Flinders Monument, and head outdoors with Port Lincoln Pool.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Lincoln trip builder tool.

Drive from Port Augusta to Port Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Clare

— 1 night
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 11th (Thu), do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, then view the masterpieces at Clare Valley Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station, and finally awaken your taste buds at Clare Valley Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Gleeson Wetlands, trek along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines, grab your bike and head to Richardson Park Playspace, then don't miss a visit to St Aloysius Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Kilikanoon Winery Clare Valley.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Clare online trip maker.

You can drive from Port Lincoln to Clare in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tanunda

— 1 night
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
On the 13th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Town Walk of Tanunda, do a tasting at Yelland & Papps, learn about winemaking at Penfolds Barossa Valley Cellar Door, do a tasting at Basedow Wines, then make a trip to Gardner Knives, and finally do a tasting at Seppeltsfield.

Plan trip to Tanunda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Clare to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. In March in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 3 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Henley Square. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Semaphore (Semaphore Beach & Semaphore Jetty). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, get great views at Mount Lofty Summit, make a trip to National War Memorial, Adelaide, and get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Adelaide takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Victor Harbor

— 2 nights
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Waitpinga Beach, make a trip to Myponga Reservoir Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach, kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park, and finally head off the coast to Granite Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Strathalbyn War Memorial, indulge your taste buds at Wine Diva Tours, experience rural life at Producers of McLaren Vale, then do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, then identify plant and animal life at Nangawooka Flora Reserve, and finally get to know the resident critters at Urimbirra Wildlife Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Victor Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Adelaide to Victor Harbor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Wineries · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Kangaroo Island

— 2 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, fulfill a lifelong dream with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, do a tasting at Bay of Shoals Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Kangaroo Island Brewery, then stop by Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Robe

— 2 nights
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Robe Gaol Ruins, make a trip to Robe Fishermen's Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Chinese Monument, make a trip to Cape Dombey Obelisk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robe Beach, and finally look for gifts at Mahalia Coffee Roastery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Encounter Signal, explore the activities along Lake George, explore the activities along Beachport Lagoon, don't miss a visit to Bowman Scenic Drive, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Martin Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Robe Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Robe itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Kangaroo Island to Robe in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Naracoorte.

Things to do in Robe

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Beaches

Side Trips

Naracoorte

— 1 night
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): gain insight at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre, steep yourself in history at Sharam Cottage, steep yourself in history at Petticoat Lane, then do a tasting at Bowen Estate Coonawarra, then learn about winemaking at Brand's Laira, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park. On your second day here, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Banks Thargo Coonawarra, learn about winemaking at Balnaves of Coonawarra, do a tasting at Leconfield Coonawarra, then do a tasting at Katnook Coonawarra, and finally learn about winemaking at Menzies Wine Room & Retreat.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Naracoorte trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Robe to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 25th (Thu), walk around The Railway Lands, explore the fascinating underground world of Ewens Pond, get engrossed in the history at Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia, explore the fascinating underground world of Little Blue Lake, then see some colorful creatures with Reef 2 Ridge, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier takes 1.5 hours. March in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mount Gambier to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Albury on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Albury

— 1 night
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Beechworth Public Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Beechworth Historical Precinct, get engrossed in the history at Beechworth Historic Courthouse, contemplate the long history of Old Beechworth Gaol, then do a tasting at Wood Park Wines Cellar Door, and finally make a trip to Muse Gallery. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monument Hill, go for a walk through Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk, trek along High Country Rail Trail, stroll around Belvoir Park, then stroll around Huon Hill Parklands, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Albury Railway Station.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albury travel route builder website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Albury in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Albury can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albury

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Sydney

— 2 nights

The Harbour City

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll around Hyde Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, wander the streets of The Rocks, look for gifts at Opal Minded, then browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, and finally take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Manly Quarantine Station, look for all kinds of wild species at North Head Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, then take in the views from Spit Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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Traveling by flight from Albury to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albury in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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.

South Australia travel guide

4.5
Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.