39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Adelaide
— 1 night
2
McLaren Vale
— 2 nights
3
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
4
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 night
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
7
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
8
Fraser Island
— 8 nights
9
Noosa
— 2 nights
10
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
11
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
12
Cairns
— 3 nights
13
Hobart
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
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Tel Aviv, Israel to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 7.5 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Tours Outdoors
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McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mollydooker Wines. On the 24th (Tue), kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, thendo a tasting at Mollydooker Wines, and finally do a tasting at McLaren Vale III Associates. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at d'Arenberg, thenlearn about winemaking at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Primo Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Coriole Winery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the McLaren Vale online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Adelaide to McLaren Vale in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in McLaren Vale are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island journey maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from McLaren Vale to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Off-Road Tours
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

1
night
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 29th (Sun), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Heritage Blinman Mine and then explore the striking landscape at Wilpena Pound. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Bunyeroo Gorge.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Flinders Ranges National Park travel route builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kangaroo Island to Flinders Ranges National Park. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine

3
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Flinders Ranges National Park to Sydney with the Route module. Traveling from Flinders Ranges National Park to Sydney, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Flinders Ranges National Park in December: highs in Sydney hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Lord Howe Island is known for beaches, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island tour planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island is 0.5 hours. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Jetryder, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, and then make a trip to Passage Peak.

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Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Hamilton Island takes 18 hours. The time zone changes from Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

8
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Champagne Pools, enjoy the sand and surf at Indian Head, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip planner.

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Fraser Island in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Hamilton Island in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 17th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, thenstroll through Noosa Main Beach, and then explore the activities along Noosa River. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then stop by Watermelon Red.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Noosa trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Noosa in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fraser Island Great Walk and then explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island day trip planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek
Sandy Cape Lighthouse ©
Sandy Cape Lighthouse
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach, and then explore the activities along Hill Inlet.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Whitsunday Island day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In January in Whitsunday Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Cairns on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (With Sugar, Safaris, &more) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Port Arthur Historic Site (in Port Arthur). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip builder app.

You can fly from Cairns to Hobart in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in January: highs in Hobart hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Arthur Historic Site, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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