30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Port Augusta Airport
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Port Augusta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Broome
— 2 nights
Fly
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Monkey Mia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Perth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nullarbor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Hampton Park

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Port Augusta

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 27th (Sat): get great views at Water Tower Lookout, then take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and then take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): trek along Mount Remarkable Summit Hike, then head outdoors with Alligator Gorge, and then take an in-depth tour of Wilmington toy museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Augusta day trip site.

Hampton Park to Port Augusta is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Alice Springs.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Alice Springs. Traveling from Port Augusta in March, expect nights in Alice Springs to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 40°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, trek along Kuniya Walk, and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: cool off at Darwin Waterfront, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, learn about all things military at Darwin Military Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, you will find days in Darwin are little chillier (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Broome

Yawuru Country

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.
On the 10th (Wed), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, view the masterpieces at Yane Sotiroski Photography Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Roebuck Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then look for gifts at Uniquely Broome, then explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Broome tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Darwin to Broome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monkey Mia online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Broome to Monkey Mia. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Perth.

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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Perth

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.
Family-friendly places like Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Perth Zoo will thrill your kids. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Swan River, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Monkey Mia to Perth with the Route module. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Busselton Jetty and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Ellis St Jetty). On the 19th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Moreton Bay Fig tree, and let little ones run wild at Margaret River Rotary Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip tool.

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Nullarbor.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Nullarbor

On the 22nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Great Australian Bight. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nullarbor National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Nullarbor planning tool.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Nullarbor takes 19.5 hours. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Margaret River to Nullarbor due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Nullarbor

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Adelaide Botanic Garden and Adelaide Central Market. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, and stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nullarbor to Adelaide in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.