30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Ningaloo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Denham
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
4
Busselton
— 13 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Esperance
— 9 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ningaloo trip itinerary maker site .

Sydney to Ningaloo is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: highs in Ningaloo hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coral Bay trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Coral Bay takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

4
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Shark Bay and Shell Beach. Go for a jaunt from Denham to Hamelin Pool to see Steep Point about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park Aquarium, get great views at Eagle Bluff, identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia Reserve, and kick back and relax at Little Lagoon.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denham online day trip planner .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Denham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Busselton.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Steep Point, Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

13
nights
Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Kids will enjoy Meelup Beach and Apple Fun Park. Get out of town with these interesting Busselton side-trips: Redgate Wines (in Redgate), Margaret River (Beer Tastings & Tours, Margaret River Organic Garden, & more) and Augusta (Jewel Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, & more). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, Head underground at Giants Cave, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Busselton vacation app .

Getting from Denham to Busselton by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Busselton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margaret River, Yallingup, Bunbury, Augusta, Cowaramup
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

9
nights
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. Kids will enjoy Cape Le Grand National Park and Esperance Bird and Animal Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, take in the awesome beauty at Frenchman's Peak, steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Esperance route planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Busselton to Esperance takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Esperance sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

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