50 days in Australia Itinerary

50 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

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Adelaide
— 6 nights
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Goolwa
— 5 nights
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport
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Melbourne
— 7 nights
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Lakes Entrance
— 5 nights
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Narooma
— 1 night
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Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Gold Coast
— 6 nights
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Noosa
— 6 nights
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Brisbane
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Adelaide

— 6 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glenelg Beach and Skydiving. Venture out of the city with trips to National Motor Museum (in Birdwood), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach, get engrossed in the history at Adelaide Gaol, learn about winemaking at Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, and trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from London to Adelaide, you'll lose 9.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Adelaide is much hotter than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Goolwa.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Goolwa

— 5 nights
Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River near the Murray Mouth in South Australia, and joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island. Explore hidden gems such as Aldinga Beach and Rapid Bay Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Horseshoe Bay and Boomer Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Goolwa side-trips: Blowhole Beach (in Delamere), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Second Valley Beach (in Second Valley). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Morgan Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Encounter Coast Spirits, admire the sheer force of Ingalalla Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Centre.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Goolwa online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Adelaide to Goolwa in 1.5 hours. In February in Goolwa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Goolwa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 7 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to St. Kilda Beach and Lake Wendouree. Visit Brighton Beach and Carrum Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale), Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Ballarat Botanical Gardens) and Frankston Beach (in Frankston). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Panorama Garden Estate, meet the residents at Healesville Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Elwood Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goolwa to Melbourne. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Goolwa to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Goolwa in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance

— 5 nights
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Raymond Island and Lakes Entrance Beach. Get in touch with nature at Buchan Caves and Cape Conran Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lakes Entrance: Snowy River Marlo (in Marlo), Sale Common Nature Conservation Reserve (in Sale) and St Mary's Catholic Church (in Bairnsdale). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Rocks, learn about winemaking at Nicholson River Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ninety Mile Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Rigbys Island.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lakes Entrance trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Narooma.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Narooma

— 1 night
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. On the 11th (Thu), make a trip to Glasshouse Rocks, then kick back and relax at Safety Bar Beach (South), and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Narooma sightseeing site.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Narooma in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Jervis Bay

— 2 nights
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hyams Beach, and then make a splash at Bay & Basin Leisure Centre. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Collingwood Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Booderee National Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Narooma to Jervis Bay in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Jervis Bay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Sydney

— 6 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately Manly away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by car from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 3 hours. Traveling from Jervis Bay in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Gold Coast

— 6 nights
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.
Relax by the water at Burleigh Heads Beach and Kurrawa Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Byron Walking Track and Belongil Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenmount Beach, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, take some stellar pictures from Fisherman's Lookout, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre.

Planning Gold Coast trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Noosa

— 6 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get outdoors at Mooloolaba Beach and Bulcock Beach. Bring the kids along to Kings Beach and Peregian Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Barnacles Dolphin Centre (in Tin Can Bay), Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba). Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Carlo Sand Blow, trot along with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Marcoola Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Noosa trip planning tool.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Brisbane

— 3 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and City Hall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane holiday planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Australia travel guide

4.7
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.

Sunshine Coast travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.