46 days in Australia Itinerary

46 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
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Norfolk Island
— 2 nights
Fly to Hobart, Bus to No.1 Victoria St
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Fly to Melbourne, Train to Warrnambool, Bus to Port Campbell
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Bendigo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Broome
— 2 nights
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Fly to Perth, Train to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Bus to Albany
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Albany
— 3 nights
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Margaret River
— 8 nights
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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Cairns. In April, Cairns is much warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Palm Cove Beach ©
Must see
Palm Cove Beach
4.5
Trinity Beach ©
Must see
Trinity Beach
4.4

2
nights
Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then browse the exhibits of Talapi, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then take in the exciting artwork at This is Aboriginal Art, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally view the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Alice Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, trek along Kuniya Walk, and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Uluru Hiking Path, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art Uluru, then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planning tool.

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Kuniya Walk ©
Must see
Kuniya Walk
4.8

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
For shopping fun, head to Brett Whiteley Studio or Sydney Fish Market. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, visit Darling Harbour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
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The Rocks ©
Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6
Bondi Beach ©
Beach
Bondi Beach
4.2

3
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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Koala Hospital and Trial Bay Gaol. Visit Tacking Point Lighthouse and Smoky Cape Lighthouse for their historical value. Take a break from Port Macquarie with a short trip to Hat Head National Park in Hat Head, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: hike along Coastal walk, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Macquarie day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Coastal walk ©
Must see
Coastal walk
4.9
Koala Hospital ©
Must see
Koala Hospital
4.7

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Norfolk Island

Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Emily Bay and Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area. Let the collections at Norfolk Island Museum and Gallery Guava capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pitt, take in the waterfront at Kingston Pier, identify plant and animal life at Hundred Acres Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Old Military Barracks.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Norfolk Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Norfolk Island in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Norfolk Island Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Port Macquarie in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Norfolk Island, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Emily Bay ©
Must see
Emily Bay
4.8

2
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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery and Kings Fine Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Bicheno and see East Coast Natureworld, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Coles Bay using our trip planner.

Getting from Norfolk Island to Coles Bay by combination of flight and bus takes about 27 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk Island to Coles Bay due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip

3
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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Platypus House. Do your shopping at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery and Design Centre Tasmania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe), Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, stroll around City Park, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

3
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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

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 discover tucked-away gems like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Richmond Gaol. Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) will appeal to museum buffs. On the 27th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hobart road trip site.

Drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Historic Walking Area
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
4.8
Richmond Gaol ©
Architectural Building
Richmond Gaol
4.5

2
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Apollo Bay (Great Ocean Walk & Mait's Rest). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
London Bridge ©
Must see
London Bridge
4.8
Mait's Rest ©
Must see
Mait's Rest
4.6

3
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Bendigo

The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Get outdoors at Lake Daylesford and Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. Get some cultural insight at Bendigo Art Gallery and Confectionery Capers. Get out of town with these interesting Bendigo side-trips: Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum (in Chewton) and Spas (in Daylesford). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rosalind Park, go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, brush up on your military savvy at The Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, and examine the collection at Golden Dragon Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bendigo day trip planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Bendigo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your trip
Rosalind Park ©
Must see
Rosalind Park
4.6
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Golden Dragon Museum
4.4

2
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Broome

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park, and finally explore the galleries of The Courthouse Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Broome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bendigo to Broome takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bendigo to Broome is minus 2 hours. May in Broome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

3
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Albany

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll explore and learn at National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Greens Pool and Little Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Albany trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Broome to Albany in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Broome in May, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Albany: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Middleton Beach ©
Must see
Middleton Beach
4.6
Greens Pool ©
Must see
Greens Pool
4.9
Little Beach
Must see
Little Beach
4.9

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Margaret River

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Cave and Hamelin Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Glenarty Road. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, &more) and Dunsborough (Meelup Reserve Trail & Meelup Beach). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock, stroll through Gnarabup Beach, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Hamelin Bay ©
Must see
Hamelin Bay
4.6
Meelup Beach ©
Must see
Meelup Beach
5.0
Gnarabup Beach ©
Must see
Gnarabup Beach
4.6

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