28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Carnarvon National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  13​h
2
Fremantle
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Ningaloo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
5
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
8
Kununurra
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

1
day
Carnarvon National Park

Carnarvon National Park
On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Carnarvon Gorge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon National Park holiday builder site .

Sydney to Carnarvon National Park is an approximately 19-hour car ride. You can also fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Fremantle.

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

Parks Nature
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1
day
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, then steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House, and finally examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fremantle trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carnarvon National Park to Fremantle. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Carnarvon National Park to Fremantle due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries

1
night
Ningaloo

On the 23rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ningaloo road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Fremantle to Ningaloo with the Route module. Traveling from Fremantle in June, expect Ningaloo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Popular historic sites such as Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Turquoise Bay and Shark Diving. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Exmouth online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Exmouth takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Shark Diving
Mandu Mandu Gorge ©
Mandu Mandu Gorge

2
nights
Margaret River

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 off the beaten path and head to Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave. Get outdoors at Jewel Cave and Cowaramup Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Water wheel). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Margaret River Chocolate Company, look for gifts at Gabriel Chocolate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Margaret River in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Mukau Giftware & Gallery, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Hamelin Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

3
nights
Albany

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.
Get outdoors at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Explore hidden gems such as South Coast WoodWorks Gallery and Little Beach. Step out of Albany to go to Denmark and see Singlefile Wines, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, contemplate the long history of HMAS Perth, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Albany journey site .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Albany, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Broome Historical Museum. It doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point and don't miss a visit to Broome Factory.

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You can fly from Albany to Broome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Albany in July, plan for much warmer days in Broome, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
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 7th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Artopia Kununurra and then take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, view the masterpieces at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at El Questro Wilderness Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kununurra trip planning app .

Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Kununurra sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Tjanpi Desert Weavers, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Anzac Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs road trip planning website .

You can fly from Kununurra to Alice Springs in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kununurra to Alice Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kununurra in July, expect Alice Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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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 ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Get outdoors at Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Red Desert Reptiles. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, get outside with Walpa Gorge, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Opal Minded. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney attractions planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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