30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ningaloo trip itinerary builder site.

Sydney to Ningaloo is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney to Ningaloo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ningaloo: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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): get interesting insight from Tours and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coral Bay trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Coral Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery ©
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

4
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Shark Bay and Ocean Park Aquarium. Take a break from Denham with a short trip to Steep Point in Hamelin Pool, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shell Beach, explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia Reserve, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Denham trip itinerary 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Busselton.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monkey Mia Reserve, Steep Point
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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 appreciate attractions like Meelup Beach and Cowaramup Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Busselton side-trips: Augusta (Jewel Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, &more), Redgate Wines (in Redgate) and Margaret River (Beer Tastings & Tours, Margaret River Organic Garden, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Giants Cave, relax in the rural setting at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park, take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, and get to know the resident critters at Bunbury Wildlife Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Busselton planning tool.

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. You'll set off for Esperance on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Busselton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margaret River, Yallingup, Augusta, Bunbury, 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. Family-friendly places like Cape Le Grand National Park and Lucky Bay will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, take in the pleasant sights at The Esplanade, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance trip 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. In July in Esperance, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will leave 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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