31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
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Halls Gap
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— Few hours
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Pokolbin
— 1 night
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Armidale
— 2 nights
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Tenterfield
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 1 night
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River Heads
— Few hours
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Fraser Island
— 2 nights
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River Heads
— Few hours
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Daintree
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— Few hours

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Melbourne

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Brighton Beach as well as St Paul's Cathedral. On the 4th (Tue), wander the streets of Melbourne Central.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne route planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Great Otway National Park. On your second day here, get great views at Mariners Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay route maker website.

Getting from Melbourne to Apollo Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Otway National Park
Great Otway National Park
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. To plan Port Fairy vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy takes 3 hours. You will leave for Halls Gap on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to The Pinnacle and Chatauqua Peak. For shopping fun, head to Steve Morvell Wildlife Art or Halls Gap General Store. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halls Gap: Chimney Pots (in Dunkeld) and Great Western (Grampians Estate & Grampians Estate Cellar Door). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at The Gap Vineyard, take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls, hike along Grampians Peaks Trail, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Halls Gap Zoo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Halls Gap day trip planner.

You can drive from Port Fairy to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Grampians Estate Cellar Door ©
Grampians Estate Cellar Door
Grampians Estate ©
Grampians Estate

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): browse the different shops at Royal Arcade and then wander the streets of Melbourne Central.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Royal Arcade ©
Royal Arcade

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Sydney

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.
You've added St. Andrew's Cathedral, Government House, Bondi Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Government House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then stroll through Bronte Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

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Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): do a tasting at Petersons Wines, learn about winemaking at Hanging Tree Wines, learn about winemaking at Petersons Wines Broke Road, then learn about winemaking at Moorebank Private Vineyard Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at First Creek Wines & Winemaking Services.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pokolbin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Pokolbin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hanging Tree Wines ©
Hanging Tree Wines
Petersons Wines ©
Petersons Wines
Moorebank Private Vineyard Estate ©
Moorebank Private Vineyard Estate

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Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. You've now added Hillgrove to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Armidale Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place, steep yourself in history at Saumarez Homestead, then steep yourself in history at Booloominbah Historic House, then do a tasting at Petersons Armidale Winery, and finally see a world frozen in time at Hillgrove. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wollomombi Falls, cruise along Waterfall Way, then explore the striking landscape at Thunderbolts Rocks, and finally take some stellar pictures from Drummond Apex Lookout.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Armidale vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Armidale takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Armidale

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hillgrove ©
Hillgrove
Saumarez Homestead ©
Saumarez Homestead
Wollomombi Falls ©
Wollomombi Falls

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Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. On the 17th (Mon), do a tasting at Girraween Estate Winery and Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Balancing Heart Vineyard ( formerly Balancing Rock), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Basket Swamp National Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Thunderbolt's Hideout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): walk around Boonoo Boonoo National Park and then do a tasting at Granite Ridge Wines - Cellar Door & Fergie's Hill Cottage.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tenterfield road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Armidale to Tenterfield takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Basket Swamp National Park ©
Basket Swamp National Park
Tenterfield Saddler ©
Tenterfield Saddler

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tenterfield to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to River Heads.

Things to do in Brisbane

Highlights from your plan
Nepalese Pagoda ©
Nepalese Pagoda

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River Heads

River Heads
To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our River Heads travel route planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to River Heads in 4 hours. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Fraser Island.

Things to do in River Heads

Outdoors

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to River Heads.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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River Heads

River Heads
For reviews and more tourist information, use the River Heads day trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Fraser Island to River Heads in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Brisbane.

Things to do in River Heads

Outdoors

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

Head to Queen Street Mall and Noosa Chocolate Factoryfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Kondalilla Falls and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Enjoy Brisbane some more: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Albert Street Uniting Church.

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

Getting from River Heads to Brisbane by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) ©
Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Crystal Caves and Underart Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Babinda Boulders and St Monica's Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Yungaburra to see The Peterson Creek Walking Track about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Rusty's Market, take in the dramatic scenery at Behana Gorge Waterfall, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. You'll set off for Daintree on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves

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Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Daintree Discovery Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, then admire the sheer force of Bloomfield Waterfall, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Daintree trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Daintree takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Photography Tours
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Red Arrow Walk and then admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Daintree to Cairns takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Arrow Walk ©
Red Arrow Walk
Munro Martin Parklands ©
Munro Martin Parklands

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