34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
4
Toowoomba
— 1 night
5
Canberra
— 3 nights
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
7
Launceston
— 3 nights
8
Melbourne
— 4 nights
9
Tanunda
— 3 nights
10
Adelaide
— 3 nights

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Circle Walk. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Sydney Jewish Museum, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary app.

Portland, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Sydney, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Slim Dusty Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Slim Dusty Centre
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
The Slim Dusty Centre ©
The Slim Dusty Centre
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and The Wax Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise and Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tugun Beach, kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, and examine the collection at Surf World Gold Coast.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast planning site.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gold Coast: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

1
night
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum, steep yourself in history at Spring Bluff, and then get engrossed in the history at Highfields Pioneer Village.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toowoomba trip maker.

Getting from Gold Coast to Toowoomba by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Toowoomba, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highfields
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Highfields Pioneer Village ©
Highfields Pioneer Village
Spring Bluff ©
Spring Bluff
DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum ©
DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Australian War Memorial and National Bonsai & Penjing Collection. Museum-lovers will appreciate Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and National Gallery of Australia. Go for a jaunt from Canberra to Bungendore to see Bungendore Wood Works Gallery about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Scott Leggo Gallery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Toowoomba to Canberra takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Toowoomba in October, expect Canberra to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Richmond Gaol and North Hobart. Get some historical perspective at Port Arthur Historic Site and Cape Raoul. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Derwent Estate (in Granton) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, visit Sullivans Cove, and learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hobart online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Hobart takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Canberra in November, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Richmond, Port Arthur, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Derwent Estate, Coal Mines Historic Site
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania

3
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Entally House. Let the collections at City Park Radio Museum and Franklin House capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella), Longford (Brickendon Colonial Farm Village & Brickendon Estate) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, examine the collection at George Town Watch House, and browse the exhibits of The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston vacation site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, George Town Watch House, Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, Holm Oak Vineyards, Delamere Vineyards
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Franklin House ©
Franklin House
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Entally House ©
Entally House

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Launceston to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in November, you will find days in Melbourne are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

St Kilda Pier
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Centre for the Moving Image ©
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

3
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Langmeil Winery and Chateau Tanunda. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rockford Winery and Basedow Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Greg Cooley Wines (in Clare), Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage (in Leasingham) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Turkey Flat Vineyards.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Tanunda takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tanunda are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Greg Cooley Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Gorge Wildlife Park, Torbreck Vintners
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Australian Museum and Migration Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at State Library of South Australia and Art Gallery of South Australia. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval, identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, and take an in-depth tour of Ayers House Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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