30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Wirrabara
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Cape Jervis
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Robe
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Portland
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Cape Otway
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Melbourne
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Warburton
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Trafalgar
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Port Albert
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Mallacoota
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Merimbula
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Bodalla
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Nowra
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Wollongong
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Sydney
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Katoomba
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Jenolan Caves
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Terrigal
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Nelson Bay
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Port Macquarie
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Coffs Harbour
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Angourie
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Mooloolaba
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Wirrabara

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get outside with Alligator Gorge and then take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Remarkable National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wirrabara road trip planning website.

Adelaide to Wirrabara is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Jervis.

Things to do in Wirrabara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Highlights from your trip

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Cape Jervis

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Jervis trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Wirrabara to Cape Jervis takes 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Cape Jervis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Robe on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Cape Jervis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

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Robe

Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, don't miss a visit to Robe Fishermen's Memorial, and then kick back and relax at Robe Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Robe trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Cape Jervis to Robe by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Robe

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Portland

Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Botanical Gardens, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Nelson lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse, learn about all things military at World War II Memorial Lookout, then stop by Portland Strawberries, then make a trip to Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk, and finally take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest and Blowholes.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Robe to Portland takes 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Portland are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Cape Otway

Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Johanna Beach and then make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Otway visit planning site.

Drive from Portland to Cape Otway in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Cape Otway is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 27th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Cape Otway to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Warburton.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

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Warburton

Warburton is a town in Victoria, Australia, 72 kilometres east of Melbourne's central business district. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary and then sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Warburton trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Melbourne to Warburton in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Melbourne in January since evenings lows in Warburton dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Trafalgar.

Things to do in Warburton

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Trafalgar

Trafalgar is a town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Tue), wander the streets of Old Gippstown - Gippsland's Heritage Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Trafalgar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Warburton to Trafalgar in 1.5 hours. January in Trafalgar sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Port Albert on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Trafalgar

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Port Albert

Port Albert is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia, on the coast of Corner Inlet on the Yarram - Port Albert Road, 82km south-east of Morwell, 236km south-east of Melbourne, in the Shire of Wellington. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Port Albert Maritime Museum, then view the masterpieces at Port Albert Art Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Ninety Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port Albert journey website.

Getting from Trafalgar to Port Albert by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Trafalgar, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Albert, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Mallacoota.

Things to do in Port Albert

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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Mallacoota

Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): hike along Genoa Peak Walk and then hike along Mallacoota Coastal Walks.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mallacoota trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Port Albert to Mallacoota in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merimbula.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Merimbula

Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace, get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain, then kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Merimbula day trip website.

Drive from Mallacoota to Merimbula in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Merimbula are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bodalla.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Bodalla

Bodalla is a small town on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, and located in the local government area of Eurobodalla Shire. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma, take some stellar pictures from Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock, then stroll through Safety Bar Beach (South), and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mill Bay Boardwalk.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodalla tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Merimbula to Bodalla in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Nowra.

Things to do in Bodalla

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Nowra

Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 3rd (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hop Dog Beer Works, then see the interesting displays at Fleet Air Arm Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Shoalhaven Zoo.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nowra online trip maker.

You can drive from Bodalla to Nowra in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Nowra can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Nowra

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

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Wollongong

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Jamberoo Action Park, then get to know the resident critters at Symbio Wildlife Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Wollongong travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Nowra to Wollongong takes 1.5 hours. In February in Wollongong, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Manly Beach, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then take a stroll through The Rocks, and then identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sydney using our trip planner.

You can drive from Wollongong to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Wollongong in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 7th (Thu), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains. On your second day here, get great views at Echo Point Lookout, trek along The Giant Stairway, get great views at The Three Sisters, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and finally take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock Lookout.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Katoomba day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Jenolan Caves

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Jenolan Caves.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jenolan Caves trip planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves in 1.5 hours. In February in Jenolan Caves, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Terrigal.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Terrigal

Terrigal is a major coastal suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 12km east of Gosford on the Pacific Ocean. Step out of the city life by going to Walkabout Wildlife Sanctuary and Terrigal Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Terrigal: Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures (in Glenworth Valley), Australian Reptile Park (in Gosford) and Wyong Creek (Zipline & Amazement Farm & Fun Park). There's more to do: get outside with The Entrance Pelican Feed and stop by Lou Lou Hart.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Terrigal route builder tool.

You can drive from Jenolan Caves to Terrigal in 4 hours. Traveling from Jenolan Caves in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Terrigal. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Terrigal

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay vacation planning site.

Drive from Terrigal to Nelson Bay in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Nelson Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hike along Coastal walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and then explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Port Macquarie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Nelson Bay in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
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You can drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in February: highs in Coffs Harbour hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Angourie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Angourie

On the 16th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spooky Beach, perfect your strike at Bowlo Leisure Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Main Beach Yamba, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pippi Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Angourie road trip site.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Angourie in 2 hours. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Angourie, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Angourie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games

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Mooloolaba

Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mooloolaba journey planning site.

You can drive from Angourie to Mooloolaba in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February in Mooloolaba, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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.