32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
2
Broken Hill
— 1 night
3
Albany
— 4 nights
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
5
Broome
— 2 nights
6
Darwin
— 4 nights
7
Cairns
— 5 nights
8
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
9
Port Campbell
— 5 nights

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore hidden gems such as Trial Bay Gaol and Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie. Popular historic sites such as Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Tacking Point Lighthouse are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path, and hike along Coastal walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Port Macquarie is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in July: highs in Port Macquarie hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

South West Rocks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie ©
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mundi Mundi Lookout, thenexplore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Broken Hill route maker app.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Broken Hill in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, you will find days in Broken Hill are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mundi Mundi Lookout
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Mundi Mundi Lookout ©
Mundi Mundi Lookout

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tree Top Walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore and learn at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Step out of Albany with an excursion to Greens Pool in Denmark--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and visit a coastal fixture at Point King Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Albany online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Albany takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Broken Hill to Albany is minus 2 hours. In July in Albany, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tree Top Walk, Greens Pool
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk

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.
Get some historical perspective at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Hamelin Bay Jetty. Step out of the city life by going to Sunflowers Animal Farm and Jewel Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste) and Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Gralyn Estate, and look for gifts at Margaret River Chocolate Company.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Margaret River online itinerary planner.

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Sugarloaf Rock
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Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty

2
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Appreciate the collections at Broome Historical Museum and Yane Sotiroski Photography Gallery. Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gantheaume Point. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, and stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Broome road trip planning app.

Getting from Margaret River to Broome by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Broome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

4
nights
Darwin

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.
Kids will enjoy Berry Springs Nature Park and Speed Boats Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Territory Wildlife Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Magnetic Termite Mounds in Litchfield National Park (about 1h 40 min away). Spend the 26th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Broome to Darwin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Broome in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Magnetic Termite Mounds
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

5
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Atherton Tablelands and Muddy's Playground. Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), The Crystal Caves (in Atherton) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, and hike along Wrights Lookout.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cairns trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Darwin in July: highs in Cairns hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kuranda, The Crystal Caves, Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Historic Village Herberton
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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, thenget all the information you need at Alice Springs School of the Air, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Alice Springs. Traveling from Cairns in August, you will find days in Alice Springs are slightly colder (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Road Transport Hallf of Fame ©
Road Transport Hallf of Fame
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kids will enjoy Lorne Beach and Port Campbell National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Gibsons Steps and Loch Ard Gorge. Explore Port Campbell's surroundings by going to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Apollo Bay (Mait's Rest & Mariners Lookout). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, make a trip to The Grotto, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and get great views at Twelve Apostles.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Alice Springs to Port Campbell in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Port Campbell. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Lorne Beach
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

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