31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Bogota

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, then get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally explore the world behind art at ArtVo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Bogota, Colombia to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Bogota to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bogota in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

William Ricketts Sanctuary
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William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coastal walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Port Macquarie with a short trip to North Brother Mountain in Laurieton, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum, identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and do a tasting at Long Point Vineyard.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Port Macquarie takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

North Brother Mountain
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Sydney Opera House.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation maker .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Sydney hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of the Winds and Field of Light. Visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, make a trip to Uluru, and identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions website .

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru ©
Uluru

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Elephant Rocks and Princess Royal Fortress. Get a sense of the local culture at National Anzac Centre and Harewood Estate Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Granite Skywalk (in Porongurup National Park) and Lights Beach (in Denmark). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Ellen Cove Boardwalk, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout, and do a tasting at Oranje Tractor Wine.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Albany trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Albany to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are much colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Denmark, Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach

4
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 in touch with nature at Hamelin Bay and Sugarloaf Rock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hamelin Bay Jetty and Water wheel. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the galleries of Boranup Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River travel planning app .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Cape Naturaliste, Cowaramup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Brown Hill Estate
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Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and George's 40,000 Castle Lights will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Stokes Beach and Island Beach. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park, experience rural life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): wander the streets of Sullivans Cove and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Hobart in 5.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Degraves Street and Immigration Museum. Appreciate the collections at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and HMAS Castlemaine. Step out of Melbourne to go to Brighton and see Brighton Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Explore Melbourne further: look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Hobart in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier

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