27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Canberra
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Margaret River
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bondi Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Wentworth Falls and Anzac Memorial. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, view the masterpieces at Jason Ree, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and visit Darling Harbour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Australian War Memorial and Mugga-Mugga Cottage. Museum-lovers will get to explore Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and National Bonsai & Penjing Collection. Get out of town with these interesting Canberra side-trips: Bungendore Wood Works Gallery (in Bungendore) and Corrective Services NSW Museum (in Cooma). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Civic Square, contemplate the long history of Lanyon Homestead, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 71°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Corrective Services NSW Museum, Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex ©

2
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 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, and finally stop by Degraves Street. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and then have fun and explore at Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

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

Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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 11th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, view the masterpieces at Salamanca Arts Centre, examine the collection at Richmond Gaol, thentake in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online journey maker.

You can fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Richmond
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore South Australian Museum and State Library of South Australia. Get in touch with nature at Skydiving and Waterfall Gully. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, and stroll the grounds of West Terrace Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Adelaide visit planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Adelaide is minus 0.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in October; daily highs in Adelaide reach 73°F and lows reach 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully

2
nights
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 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, thentake in the pleasant sights at Lotterywest Federation Walkway, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Perth due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Perth are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Anzac Centre and Western Australian Museum - Albany. Get some cultural insight at Princess Royal Fortress and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock (in Porongurup National Park) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Torndirrup National Park, grab your bike and head to Ellen Cove Boardwalk, make a trip to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, and take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Albany journey maker.

You can fly from Perth to Albany in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Perth in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Torndirrup National Park ©
Torndirrup National Park
Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock ©
Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock

1
night
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.
Make your Margaret River itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Wineries Tours
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3
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, thenexplore and take pictures at Uluru, thenexplore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Getting from Margaret River to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Sydney Opera House. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Giant Stairway and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to NSW Rail Museum (in Thirlmere), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). Enjoy Sydney some more: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap Park, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and kick back and relax at Dee Why Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney holiday planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Giant Stairway, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, NSW Rail Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

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