35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Drive:  11 h
1
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Kimba
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Wudinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Ceduna
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
5
Eucla
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
6
Norseman
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
8
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Geraldton
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
12
Hyden
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
13
Esperance
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
14
Madura
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
15
Ceduna
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
16
Tumby Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
17
Port Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
18
Mildura
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h
End: Sydney

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night
Mildura

Mildura
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mildura sightseeing tool.

Sydney to Mildura is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Mildura, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 18°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Kimba.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Kimba

Kimba ©
Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to The Big Galah, make a trip to Viterra’s Kimba Silos, then take an in-depth tour of Kimba Museum, then appreciate the history behind Edward John Eyre Sculptures, and finally take some stellar pictures from Whites Knob Lookout.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimba online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Mildura to Kimba takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Mildura to Kimba, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Wudinna on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Kimba

Museums
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Viterra’s Kimba Silos ©
Viterra’s Kimba Silos
Edward John Eyre Sculptures ©
Edward John Eyre Sculptures
Whites Knob Lookout ©
Whites Knob Lookout

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Wudinna

Wudinna ©
Wudinna is a town in South Australia. On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Polda Rock and then pause for some photo ops at The Australian Farmer.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wudinna tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kimba to Wudinna takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ceduna.

Things to do in Wudinna

Parks Nature
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The Australian Farmer ©
The Australian Farmer

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Ceduna

Ceduna ©
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. On the 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Arts Ceduna, then kick back and relax at Alexander's Beach, and then make a trip to Ceduna Jetty. Keep things going the next day: hike along Goog's Track.

You can plan Ceduna trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Wudinna to Ceduna takes 2.5 hours. In December in Ceduna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eucla.

Things to do in Ceduna

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Arts Ceduna ©
Arts Ceduna

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Eucla

Eucla ©
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Eucla Jetty, then steep yourself in history at Old Telegraph Station, and then make a trip to Bunda Cliffs.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Eucla visit planner.

Drive from Ceduna to Eucla in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Norseman.

Things to do in Eucla

Historic Sites
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Old Telegraph Station ©
Old Telegraph Station
Eucla Jetty ©
Eucla Jetty
Bunda Cliffs ©
Bunda Cliffs

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Norseman

Norseman ©
Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726km east of Perth and 278m above sea level. On the 28th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Norseman Statue, see human ingenuity at work at Bromus Dam, and then walk around Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Norseman tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Eucla to Norseman in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Perth.

Things to do in Norseman

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave ©
Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave
IGA Norseman ©
IGA Norseman

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, don't miss a visit to Fremantle Prison, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth travel route builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norseman to Perth. In December, daytime highs in Perth are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Swan River ©
Swan River

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): join the crowd at Carnarvon Speedway, go for a stroll along the water at Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina, and then listen to music at Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Carnarvon online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Perth to Carnarvon. Traveling from Perth in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Carnarvon, with lows around 26°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Exmouth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina ©
Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina
Carnarvon Speedway ©
Carnarvon Speedway

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nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then steep yourself in history at Potshot Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery, kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, and then see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Carnarvon to Exmouth in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Carnarvon in January: highs in Exmouth hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at The Fascine, make a trip to One Mile Jetty, then get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, and finally make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon travel app.

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Carnarvon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Exmouth in January: highs in Carnarvon hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Geraldton.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
The Fascine ©
The Fascine
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon ©
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon

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nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. You'll get in some beach time at Back Beach and Town Beach. Popular historic sites such as Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground and St Francis Xavier Cathedral are in your itinerary. When in Geraldton, make a side trip to see Hutt Lagoon in Kalbarri, approximately Kalbarri away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Greenough Wildlife Park, make a trip to The Leaning Trees, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Geraldton trip planner.

You can drive from Carnarvon to Geraldton in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Carnarvon in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Geraldton, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hyden.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hutt Lagoon, The Leaning Trees, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Back Beach ©
Back Beach
Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon
Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground ©

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Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Hippo's Yawn, explore the striking landscape at Wave Rock, then appreciate the history behind Scrap Iron Sculptures, and finally Head underground at Mulka's Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Lace Place, then explore the striking landscape at Buckley's Breakaway, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Jilakin Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hyden online trip builder.

Getting from Geraldton to Hyden by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Hyden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Jilakin Rock
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Jilakin Rock ©
Jilakin Rock

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Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, then see the interesting displays at Esperance Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Anything & Everything Esperance, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove.

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

You can drive from Hyden to Esperance in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Madura.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

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Madura

Madura ©
On the 15th (Wed), get great views at Madura Pass Lookout.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madura day trip planner.

You can drive from Esperance to Madura in 7 hours. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Ceduna.
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Madura Pass Lookout ©
Madura Pass Lookout

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Ceduna

Ceduna ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Trust Ceduna School House Museum and then trek along Encounter Walking Trail.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ceduna journey website.

Traveling by car from Madura to Ceduna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Madura to Ceduna due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Tumby Bay on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Ceduna

Trails Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
National Trust Ceduna School House Museum ©
National Trust Ceduna School House Museum

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Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay ©
Tumby Bay is a coastal town situated on the Spencer Gulf, on the eastern coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, north of Port Lincoln. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Tumby Bay Silo Art.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tumby Bay vacation planning website.

You can drive from Ceduna to Tumby Bay in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Port Augusta.
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Tumby Bay Silo Art ©
Tumby Bay Silo Art

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Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden and then take in nature's colorful creations at Powell Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Homestead Gardens, then get outside with Alligator Gorge, then make a trip to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and finally get great views at Water Tower Lookout.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta sightseeing planner.

Drive from Tumby Bay to Port Augusta in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Powell Gardens, Alligator Gorge
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

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Mildura

Mildura ©
Get outdoors at Junction Island Nature Reserve and Murray River. Family-friendly places like Putt Putt Family Fun Centre and Mildura Water Play Park will thrill your kids. Enjoy Mildura some more: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery, see the interesting displays at Mildura Holden Motor Museum, get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop, and steep yourself in history at Psyche Bend Pumping Station.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mildura online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Port Augusta to Mildura by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Port Augusta to Mildura due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Port Augusta, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mildura, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 20°C. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mildura

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Psyche Bend Pumping Station, Murray River, Junction Island Nature Reserve, Mildura Holden Motor Museum
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre ©
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre
Psyche Bend Pumping Station ©
Psyche Bend Pumping Station
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop

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