49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mildura
— 2 nights
2
Adelaide
— 7 nights
3
Melbourne
— 8 nights
4
Hobart
— 5 nights
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
6
Sydney
— 7 nights
7
Wingham
— 4 nights
8
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
9
Kingaroy
— 2 nights
10
Toowoomba
— 2 nights

2
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): join in the after-dark buzz at Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery, then get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Murray River. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Orange World, then find something for the whole family at Putt Putt Family Fun Centre, and then make a trip to Lock 11.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mildura tour planner.

Emerald to Mildura is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Emerald in December, Mildura is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mildura

Theme Parks · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Murray River, Orange World
Highlights from your plan
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre ©
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Murray River ©
Murray River

7
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Adelaide Botanic Garden and Migration Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Granite Island (in Victor Harbor) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, stroll through Seacliff Beach, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide road trip planning website.

Getting from Mildura to Adelaide by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mildura to Adelaide is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Mildura in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Granite Island, Carrickalinga Beach
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to The Great Ocean Road and Royal Botanic Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, get interesting insight from Tours, admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

Plan my day in Melbourne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Bring the kids along to Mount Wellington and Port Arthur Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur). Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

Plan my day in Hobart using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Richmond Bridge, Nonesuch Distillery, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Grote Reber Museum
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

2
nights
Melbourne

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walking tours and State Library Victoria. See even more of Melbourne: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, contemplate the waterfront views at Yarra River, and get your game on at Simulator World.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne travel route planner.

Getting from Hobart to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Hobart, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Yarra River ©
Yarra River

7
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Darling Harbour. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Wentworth Falls in Wentworth Falls--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wingham.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
nights
Wingham

Wingham ©
Wingham is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia in the Mid-Coast Council area 335km north of Sydney. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pilot Beach and North Haven Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Harrington Breakwall (in Harrington), North Brother Mountain (in Laurieton) and Saltwater National Park (in Old Bar). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Ellenborough Falls, take an in-depth tour of Manning Valley Historical Museum, and stop by Delinquent Funk.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Wingham trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sydney to Wingham in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Wingham

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Harrington Breakwall, Apsley Falls, Pilot Beach, North Brother Mountain, North Haven Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Beach ©
Pilot Beach
Ellenborough Falls ©
Ellenborough Falls
Apsley Falls ©
Apsley Falls

5
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Attractions like Watersports Guru and Cape Byron Lighthouse make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Byron Bay to Duranbah to see Tropical Fruit World about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, let little ones run wild at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Thomgallery.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Wingham to Byron Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. January in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kingaroy.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse

2
nights
Kingaroy

Kingaroy ©
Kingaroy is an agricultural town and locality in the South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 26th (Tue), do a tasting at Crane Wines, look for gifts at Peanut Van, get engrossed in the history at Kingaroy Heritage Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Kingaroy Art Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Kingsley Grove Estate, and finally get great views at Mt Wooroolin Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Wondai Visitor Information Centre and Timber Museum, do a tasting at Moffatdale Ridge Winery and Restaurant, then experience rural life at Red Fox Pittaya's Dragon Fruit Farm, and finally examine the collection at Ringsfield House & Museum.

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Drive from Byron Bay to Kingaroy in 4.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Kingaroy

Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Nanango, Wondai Visitor Information Centre and Timber Museum, Moffatdale Ridge Winery and Restaurant
Highlights from your plan
Kingaroy Heritage Museum ©
Kingaroy Heritage Museum
Peanut Van ©
Peanut Van

2
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. On the 28th (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Darling Downs Zoo, don't miss a visit to Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland, and then walk around Queens Park Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, examine the collection at Cobb+Co Museum, and then walk around Laurel Bank Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Toowoomba driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kingaroy to Toowoomba in 2 hours. January in Toowoomba sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Darling Downs Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Darling Downs Zoo ©
Darling Downs Zoo
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD
Queens Park Botanic Gardens ©
Queens Park Botanic Gardens

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