37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 1 night
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
3
Anglesea
— Few hours
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
5
Adelaide
— 2 nights
6
Port Augusta
— 1 night
7
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
9
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
10
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
11
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
12
Katherine
— 2 nights
13
Darwin
— 3 nights
14
Mount Isa
— 3 nights
15
Townsville
— 2 nights
16
Mackay
— 1 night
17
Rockhampton
— 1 night
18
Bundaberg
— 1 night
19
Gold Coast
— 3 nights

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Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): wander the streets of The Rocks, thensnap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, thensee a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, thenget to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Anglesea.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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Anglesea

Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Anglesea holiday tool.

Drive from Melbourne to Anglesea in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Anglesea

Spas

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Spas

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Port Campbell online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Anglesea to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

2
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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.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Adelaide takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Campbell to Adelaide is minus 0.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

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Port Augusta

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.
On the 10th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, get great views at Water Tower Lookout, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and finally get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Augusta holiday planning site.

You can drive from Adelaide to Port Augusta in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Port Augusta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, make a trip to Crocodile Harry’s Underground Nest, and go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. Traveling from Port Augusta in October, things will get a bit warmer in Coober Pedy: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey tool.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. October in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 17th (Sat), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire all the interesting features of Kings Canyon, and then admire all the interesting features of Mereenie Loop Road. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watarrka National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Red Centre, Mereenie Loop Road
Highlights from your plan
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Helicopter Tours

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get great views at Anzac Hill, thencontemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), thenmake a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, and then explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the galleries of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre and then pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tennant Creek when traveling from Alice Springs in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station
Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve, and then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Katherine trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Katherine takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Katherine are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

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Darwin

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.
On the 24th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, thenexamine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and finally stroll through Mindil Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Darwin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in October, you will find days in Darwin are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Times Mine, get your bearings at Outback at Isa, and then take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Underground Hospital and Museum, head outdoors with Lake Moondarra, and then go deep underground at Mary Kathleen.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mount Isa vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Darwin to Mount Isa. Traveling from Darwin to Mount Isa, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mount Isa, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Hard Times Mine ©
Hard Times Mine
Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra

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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Mount Stuart, thenstroll through The Strand, thenmake a trip to Jezzine Barracks, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Castle Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland, view the masterpieces at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, and then identify plant and animal life at Billabong Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Townsville online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Mount Isa to Townsville with the Route module. While traveling from Mount Isa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Townsville, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

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Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): grab your bike and head to Bluewater Trail and then make a splash at Mackay Aqua Park.

Start your trip to Mackay by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Townsville to Mackay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Mackay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Mackay

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mackay Aqua Park ©
Mackay Aqua Park

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
On the 2nd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Rockhampton Heritage Village and then get to know the resident critters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rockhampton trip planner.

You can fly from Mackay to Rockhampton in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Rockhampton Heritage Village ©
Rockhampton Heritage Village

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Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alexandra Park Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, and then sample the fine beverages at Bundaberg Rum Distillery.

Discover how to plan a Bundaberg trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Rockhampton to Bundaberg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rockhampton in November, expect nights in Bundaberg to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens ©
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Alexandra Park Zoo ©
Alexandra Park Zoo

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along The Brisbane River, thenget great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and then stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Gold Coast tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bundaberg to Gold Coast by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. While traveling from Bundaberg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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