31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Bogota
Fly:  27 h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
2
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Bus + 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, appreciate the history behind 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. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally explore the world behind art at ArtVo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Melbourne is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Melbourne is 15 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°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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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick'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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coastal walk and North Brother Mountain. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Koala Hospital. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum, and learn about winemaking at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Port Macquarie takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip tool.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Visiting Uluru and Walpa Gorge will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
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.
Get in touch with nature at Elephant Rocks and The Gap and Natural Bridge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Princess Royal Fortress and Lights Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Harewood Estate Winery (in Denmark) and Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock (in Porongurup National Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, learn about winemaking at Oranje Tractor Wine, take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout, and grab your bike and head to Ellen Cove Boardwalk.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Albany day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Albany are cooler (25°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Museums

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hamelin Bay and Bunker Bay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Voyager Estate and Cape Mentelle Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste), Water wheel (in Augusta) and Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, do a tasting at Stella Bella Wines, and view the masterpieces at Boranup Gallery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River day trip app.

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up 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, Water wheel, Happs Winery and Cellar Door
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Food Tours
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and George's 52,000 Castle Lights. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Raptor Domain and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Island Beach.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island. 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
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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.
On the 27th (Wed), wander the streets of Sullivans Cove.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planning tool.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Hobart is 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Neighborhoods
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Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Degraves Street and Immigration Museum. Let the collections at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and HMAS Castlemaine capture your imagination. Step out of Melbourne to go to Brighton and see Brighton Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. See some other sides of Melbourne: identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

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

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 somewhat warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

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

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