38 days in Australia Itinerary

38 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  22 h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 30 min
10
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Darwin
— 3 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Train:  29 h
End: Cluj-Napoca

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Mary's Cathedral, WA Maritime Museum and Cottesloe Beach. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and steep yourself in history at The Bell Tower.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker website.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Perth is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Perth. September in Perth sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alice Springs Desert Park, Olive Pink Botanic Garden and Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get answers to all your questions at Alice Springs School of the Air, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Alice Springs is 1.5 hours. While traveling from Perth, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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.
You've added St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Ayers House Museum, Adelaide Gaol, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Adelaide day trip tool.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in September, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Migration Museum
Migration Museum
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Three Capes Track, Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online day trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Hobart, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in September; daily highs in Hobart reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Liffey Falls, Entally House and Woolmers Estate. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, then steep yourself in history at Entally House, then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and finally walk around City Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Woolmers Estate
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Carlton Gardens, Federation Square, Old Treasury Building, and other attractions you added. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight 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. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes National Library of Australia, Old Parliament House and National Museum of Australia. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and engage your brain at Questacon.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Canberra trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coogee Beach, Circular Quay and Bondi to Coogee Walk. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queensland Art Gallery as well as Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. The adventure continues: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in Brisbane sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
nights
Cairns

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Four Mile Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Green Island, and other attractions. There's more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online holiday planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Four Mile Beach
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Your list of things to see and do now includes East Point Reserve, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and other attractions. Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin itinerary tool.

You can fly from Cairns to Darwin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns to Darwin, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairns in October; daily highs in Darwin reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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