28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Shuttle:  18 h 15 min
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  10 h 15 min
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Train:  9 h 15 min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
8
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mossman Gorge Centre and Flagstaff Hill Lookout. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef. Go for a jaunt from Port Douglas to Daintree to see Photography Tours about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect nights in Port Douglas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Photography Tours, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trinity Beach. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns journey maker app.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of the Winds and Walpa Gorge. Step off the beaten path and head to Mutitjulu Waterhole and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Cairns in April, plan for little chillier nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 23rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, then look for gifts at Apostle Whey Cheese, and finally admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Campbell. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kiama Blowhole and Wentworth Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Govetts Leap (in Blackheath). There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Port Campbell to Sydney takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Blue Mountains, Govetts Leap, Kiama Blowhole
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and Richmond Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hobart planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, The Neck, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Flinders Chase National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Raptor Domain and Stokes Beach. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch and identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Kangaroo Island is minus 0.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Cave and Meelup Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Jewel Cave. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and stop by Margaret River Venison Farm.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and then kick back and relax at Little Beach. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, and then stop by The Denmark Heritage Cider Company.

Plan trip to Albany with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

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