30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Perth
— 9 nights
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Broken Hill
— 6 nights
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Dubbo
— 7 nights
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Sydney

— 7 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and St. Mary's Cathedral. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Katoomba (Lilianfels Park, The Giant Stairway, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Scenic Walkway, visit King Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and experience the excitement of Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Perth

— 9 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore hidden gems such as Adventure World and Hillarys Boat Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour & WA Maritime Museum), Rockingham (Lake Richmond, Rockingham Beach, &more) and Red Umbrella Art Gallery (in South Fremantle). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Supreme Court Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at Lotterywest Federation Walkway, and walk around Hyde Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Perth when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Broken Hill

— 6 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mundi Mundi Lookout and Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Broken Hill: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Umberumberka Reservoir). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mad Max Museum, learn about all things military at RSL Hall of Fame, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of the Outback Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Broken Hill trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Broken Hill takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Broken Hill is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Perth in December since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Dubbo.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Dubbo

— 7 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Drip Gorge and Cook Park. Get out of town with these interesting Dubbo side-trips: Parkes (The Henry Parkes Centre, CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope, &more), Orange (The Corner Store Gallery & Wentworth Golf Club) and Mudgee (Art and Crafts Mudgee, St Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, explore the fascinating underground world of Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, and walk around Cameron Park.

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Getting from Broken Hill to Dubbo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Broken Hill in December since evenings lows in Dubbo dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.