31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Hobart
— 4 nights
3
Bicheno
— 1 night
4
Launceston
— 4 nights
5
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
6
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
7
Albany
— 2 nights
8
Margaret River
— 3 nights

5
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 enjoy Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown), Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Sydney is 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cairo in January, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Kiama Blowhole
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Russell Falls and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hobart online travel planner.

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Russell Falls, The Neck, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Neck ©
The Neck

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, thenidentify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bicheno driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Bicheno, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

4
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and St Columba Waterfall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave & Mole Creek Caves) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and walk around City Park.

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

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, St Columba Waterfall, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Platypus House
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Admirals Arch and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a break from the city and head to Raptor Domain and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: stroll through Stokes Beach, see Off-Road Tours, make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Launceston to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Launceston to Kangaroo Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Loch Ard Gorge and Great Ocean Walk. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell National Park and Mait's Rest. Change things up with a short trip to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures in Weeaproinah (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, get great views at Twelve Apostles, and make a trip to The Grotto.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Escape the urban bustle at Greens Pool and Little Beach. You'll explore and learn at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Emu Point, stroll through Middleton Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Albany in 15 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Albany. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Bring the kids along to Ngilgi Cave and Meelup Beach. Get in touch with nature at Jewel Cave and Mammoth Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Canal Rocks (in Yallingup) and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hamelin Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

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