50 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Hobart
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Sydney
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Brisbane
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Perth
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Cairns
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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.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 10th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 14th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fitzroy Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in February, with highs in Melbourne at 32°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Hobart.
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Hobart — 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Port Arthur (The Parsonage & Port Arthur Historic Site), Tessellated Pavement (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 21st (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, take an in-depth tour of Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 11 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Lady Darley Lookout Track, The Three Sisters, &more), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Make the 4th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip tool.

Getting from Hobart to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in February, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane — 8 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: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Surfers Paradise (Surfers Paradise Beach & Infinity Attraction) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Perth.
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Perth — 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Prison, &more). Dedicate the 15th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 16th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, walk around Windsor Park, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Perth day trip planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Perth when traveling from Brisbane in March, with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.
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Cairns — 7 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, &more), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Spas (in Palm Cove). Spend the 19th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cairns when traveling from Perth in March, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

Explore Melbourne further: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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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