29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

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Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cobar
— 1 night
Drive
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White Cliffs
— 1 night
Drive
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Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Fly
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Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly
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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive
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Clare
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive
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Victor Harbor
— 1 night
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly
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Albury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canberra
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights

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Sydney

— 2 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.
On the 28th (Sun), kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then take some stellar pictures from Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally visit The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, stroll around Centennial Park, stroll through Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and finally catch some excitement at Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney route maker website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2:

Dubbo

— 2 nights
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
On the 2nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, then admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and finally do a tasting at Red Earth Estate. On your second day here, make a trip to Glen McGrath Statue, then examine the collection at Narromine Aviation Museum, then go deep underground at Peak Hill Open Cut Experience, and finally see the interesting displays at The Big Fish Fossil Hut.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dubbo trip builder tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Dubbo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dubbo when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

Cobar

— 1 night
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Commonwealth Meteorological Station, then get outside with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, and then get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mount Grenfell Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Great Cobar Heritage Centre, and then stroll around Cobar Miners Heritage Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cobar online travel planner.

Getting from Dubbo to Cobar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Cobar

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

White Cliffs

— 1 night
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. On the 6th (Sat), stop by Fossickers Den.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read White Cliffs road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cobar to White Cliffs takes 4 hours. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Broken Hill.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:
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Broken Hill

— 2 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, examine the collection at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, view the masterpieces at Julie Hart Gallery, see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, then don't miss a visit to Line of Lode Miners Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of the Outback. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, take in the architecture and design of School of the Air, then explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Living Desert State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Broken Hill journey builder app.

Traveling by car from White Cliffs to Broken Hill takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:

Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with Reef 2 Ridge, then walk around The Railway Lands, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Mount Gambier takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In March, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler than Broken Hill - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:

Adelaide

— 1 night
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then make a trip to National War Memorial, Adelaide, and finally go deep underground at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mount Gambier to Adelaide in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Mount Gambier in March, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 10:

Port Lincoln

— 1 night
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 11th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Mill Cottage Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay, and then identify plant and animal life at Triple Bay Charters.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Lincoln trip planning website.

You can fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:

Coober Pedy

— 1 night
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally steep yourself in history at The Big Miner.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Coober Pedy takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 12:

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Coober Pedy in March; daily highs in Port Augusta reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Clare.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 13:

Clare

— 2 nights
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riesling Trail, let the kids burn off some steam at Richardson Park Playspace, do a tasting at Kilikanoon Winery Clare Valley, then learn about winemaking at Penna Lane Wines, then contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Historic Museum, and finally do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Aloysius Church, do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines, then take in the exciting artwork at Clare Valley Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station, and finally indulge your senses at Clare Valley Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Clare online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Clare takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:

Tanunda

— 1 night
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
On the 15th (Mon), do a tasting at Henschke, do a tasting at Lambert Estate Wines, do a tasting at Rusden Wines, then do a tasting at Rockford Winery, then learn about winemaking at Turkey Flat Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Yelland & Papps.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tanunda route tool.

Traveling by car from Clare to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Tanunda are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:

Victor Harbor

— 1 night
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, admire the striking features of Basham's Beach Regional Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then meet the residents at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Victor Harbor Heritage Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Victor Harbor tour builder tool.

You can drive from Tanunda to Victor Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Victor Harbor sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

Kangaroo Island

— 1 night
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, learn about winemaking at Bay of Shoals Winery, then get interesting insight from Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, and finally kick back and relax at Stokes Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

Melbourne

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Carlton Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then explore the world behind art at ArtVo, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then walk around Albert Park, then get outside with Cheap AZ Travel, and finally take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning website.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. March in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

Albury

— 2 nights
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Beechworth Historic Courthouse, explore the activities along Lake Sambell Reserve, then go for a walk through Gorge Road Circuit, and finally contemplate the long history of Beechworth Historical Precinct. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Oddies Creek Playspace, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, admire the striking features of Albury Railway Station, then explore the engaging exhibits at MAMA - Murray Art Museum Albury, and finally admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Albury online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Albury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Albury sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Albury

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Canberra

— 2 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Namadgi National Park. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, trek along ANZAC Parade Walk, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra online trip builder.

You can drive from Albury to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In March, Canberra is slightly colder than Albury - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

Explore hidden gems such as Govetts Leap and Centennial Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and The Giant Stairway (in Katoomba). Enjoy Sydney some more: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and experience the excitement of Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Canberra to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

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.

South Australia travel guide

4.5
Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.