49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia visit planner
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Perth
— 3 nights
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 3 nights
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Exmouth
— 1 night
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Kununurra
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Perth — 3 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Floating Rock Sphere (in Rockingham). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Martin in the Fields Anglican Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Perth. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:

Margaret River — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Wonnerup (in Wonnerup). On the 24th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 25th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with All Sea Charters, cruise along Caves Road, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and explore the striking landscape at Wilyabrup Sea Cliffs.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Margaret River route planning tool.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:

Albany — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Castle Rock (in Porongurup National Park), Denmark (Prawn Rock Channel, Elephant Rocks, &more) and Stirling Range National Park (Bluff Knoll & Toolbrunup Peak). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and walk around Albany Heritage Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Exmouth.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

Exmouth — 1 night

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Charles Knife Canyon, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Exmouth fast, fun, and easy.

Fly from Albany to Exmouth in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Albany in September: highs in Exmouth hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Kununurra.
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

Kununurra — 2 nights

A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, then identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Haven, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kununurra trip website.

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Kununurra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Exmouth in September, things will get a bit warmer in Kununurra: highs are around 43°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

Cairns — 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, &more). Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cairns fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Kununurra to Cairns takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Kununurra in October, plan for little chillier days in Cairns, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Brisbane.
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:

Brisbane — 4 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Buderim (Buderim District Park & Foote Sanctuary of Buderim), Mooloolaba (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Mooloolaba Beach) and Toowoomba (Spas, Laurel Bank Park, &more). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, contemplate the waterfront views at UQ Lakes, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip maker website.

Fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in October, things will get a bit cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:

Sydney — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leura (Leura Mall, Everglades House & Gardens, &more), Bilpin (TNT Produce, Hillbilly Cider, &more) and Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney journey app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Canberra.
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Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:

Canberra — 1 night

The Bush Capital

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Changi Chapel, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Zoo and Aquarium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Canberra road trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Canberra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get little chillier in Canberra: highs are around 25°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Hobart.
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Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

Hobart — 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Eaglehawk Neck (Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site & Wild Ocean Tasmania), Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site, Australian Convict Sites, &more) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, do a tasting at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

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

You can fly from Canberra to Hobart in 5 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 October, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.
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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:

Launceston — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek), Wilmot Hills Orchard & Distillery (in Wilmot) and Deloraine Apex Train Park (in Deloraine). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get a dose of the wild on Low Head Penguin Tours, stroll around Royal Park, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Launceston when traveling from Hobart in October, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:

Melbourne — 6 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Heronswood (in Dromana), Cowes (Wildlife Coast Cruises & Tyde) and National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, Melbourne is somewhat warmer than Launceston - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much warmer (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.
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