31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Zagreb
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Mildura
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Zagreb

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Melbourne is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zagreb to Melbourne is 9 hours. Traveling from Zagreb in November, you will find days in Melbourne are much warmer (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 8:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Mildura is known for fun & games, breweries & distilleries, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Memorial & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Old Wentworth Gaol, make a trip to Lock 11, and learn about winemaking at Oak Valley Estate Winery.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mildura trip builder tool.

Fly from Melbourne to Mildura in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mildura: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mildura

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Buronga, Old Wentworth Gaol
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead ©
Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead
Orange World ©
Orange World
Oak Valley Estate Winery ©
Oak Valley Estate Winery

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval, then get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then go for a walk through Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mildura to Adelaide takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mildura to Adelaide is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Mildura in November, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

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Fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in November, with highs in Alice Springs at 40°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and then admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane day trip app.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alice Springs in November, you will find days in Brisbane are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast tour builder website.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

7
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, get curious at Questacon, and then make a trip to Parliament of Australia.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Canberra itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in November since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Change things up with a short trip to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat (about 1h 25 min away). See even more of Melbourne: examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, don't miss a visit to Southbank, take a stroll around Federation Square, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Australian Sports Museum ©
Australian Sports Museum
Royal Exhibition Building ©
Royal Exhibition Building

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