47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h
2
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Anglesea
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
9
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Barcelona

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Jim Jim Falls. Kids will appreciate attractions like Gunlom Waterfall Creek and Warradjan Cultural Centre. Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8.5 hours traveling from Barcelona to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Alice Springs Desert Park and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol Alice Springs, get answers to all your questions at Alice Springs School of the Air, and see the interesting displays at Road Transport Hallf of Fame.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Alice Springs in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of the Winds and Walpa Gorge. Escape the urban bustle at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru

8
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.
Kids will enjoy Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park and Bondi Beach. Sydney Opera House and St. Mary's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park), Katoomba (Blue Mountains, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, stroll through Tamarama Beach, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi, Wentworth Falls, Lincoln's Rock, Cronulla Beach Walk
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 25:
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Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Dandenong Ranges National Park. Get some cultural insight at St. Patrick's Cathedral and William Ricketts Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Frankston Beach (in Frankston), Brighton Beach (in Brighton) and Hanging Rock Reserve (in Woodend). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and admire all the interesting features of Rippon Lea Estate.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Anglesea.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Spas, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Eastern Beach Reserve, Frankston Beach
Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary

5
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Port Campbell National Park and Lorne Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Erskine Falls and Loch Ard Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anglesea: Pulpit Rock (in Cape Schanck), Point Nepean National Park (in Portsea) and Gibsons Steps (in Port Campbell). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bells Beach, cruise along The Great Ocean Road, and trek along Distillery Creek Picnic Ground.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Anglesea trip planning site.

You can drive from Melbourne to Anglesea in 2 hours. In November in Anglesea, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Lorne, Torquay, Pulpit Rock, Distillery Creek Picnic Ground
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 7th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, thenhike along Mait's Rest, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Anglesea to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, and then get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. On your second day here, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool online tour planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Griffiths Island, London Bridge, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Caversham Wildlife Park and Scitech will thrill your kids. St. Mary's Cathedral and St. George's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham) and Fremantle (WA Maritime Museum, The Fremantle Round House, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, walk around Ozone Reserve, meet the residents at Perth Zoo, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Perth itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Warrnambool to Perth in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Warrnambool to Perth due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Perth are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo, Rockingham Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 16:
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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