31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  16​h
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Beijing

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & The Shipwreck Galleries). Dedicate the 5th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Church Fremantle, see the interesting displays at The Railway Museum, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Perth holiday website .

Beijing, China to Perth is an approximately 16-hour flight. In January, Perth is much warmer than Beijing - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, The Railway Museum, Aviation Heritage Museum
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 10th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Perth in January; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in January, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

7
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Queensland Art Gallery and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba). There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, see the interesting displays at Opal Museum, and browse the exhibits of Caloundra Regional Art Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, SunJet Simulations, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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