29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner

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Sydney
Drive
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Richmond
Drive
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Mudgee
Drive
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Dubbo
— 1 night
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Nyngan
Drive
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Cobar
— 1 night
Drive
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White Cliffs
Drive
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Broken Hill
— 1 night
Drive
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Peterborough
Drive
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Kimba
Drive
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Streaky Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Ceduna
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Eucla
— 1 night
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Cocklebiddy
— 1 night
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Norseman
— 1 night
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Esperance
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 3 nights
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Denmark
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Margaret River
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Dunsborough
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 9 nights
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Sydney

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.
For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll set off for Richmond on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Richmond

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond day trip website.

You can drive from Sydney to Richmond in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will leave for Mudgee on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Gulgong Gold Experience.

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

Drive from Richmond to Mudgee in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubbo.

Things to do in Mudgee

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
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Dubbo

— 1 night
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dubbo road trip site.

Traveling by car from Mudgee to Dubbo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Dubbo are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Nyngan.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Nyngan

Nyngan is a town in the centre of New South Wales, Australia, in the Bogan Shire local government area within the Orana Region of central New South Wales. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Nyngan Museum, appreciate the history behind Helicopter Flood Memorial, and then get engrossed in the history at Nyngan Coach House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Nyngan trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Dubbo to Nyngan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Nyngan

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:
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Cobar

— 1 night
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll around Cobar Miners Heritage Park.

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

Getting from Nyngan to Cobar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December in Cobar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Cobar

Parks
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:
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White Cliffs

White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Fossickers Den.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our White Cliffs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cobar to White Cliffs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
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Broken Hill

— 1 night
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Discover how to plan a Broken Hill trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from White Cliffs to Broken Hill takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Peterborough on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:

Peterborough

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. On the 7th (Tue), admire the striking features of Peterborough Town Hall.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Peterborough trip planning website.

You can drive from Broken Hill to Peterborough in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Broken Hill to Peterborough, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Augusta.
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
On the 7th (Tue), get great views at Water Tower Lookout.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta road trip planning website.

Getting from Peterborough to Port Augusta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will leave for Kimba on the 8th (Wed).
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:
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Kimba

Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Kimba Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kimba travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Kimba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Kimba

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

Streaky Bay

— 1 night
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Streaky Bay online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kimba to Streaky Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Ceduna on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

Ceduna

Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. On the 9th (Thu), hike along Encounter Walking Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ceduna attractions planning site.

You can drive from Streaky Bay to Ceduna in 1.5 hours. December in Ceduna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Eucla.

Things to do in Ceduna

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:

Eucla

— 1 night
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Eucla trip itinerary site.

Getting from Ceduna to Eucla by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Cocklebiddy.

Things to do in Eucla

Outdoors · Nature · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:

Cocklebiddy

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the sky in a new way at Eyre Bird Observatory.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cocklebiddy route planner.

Drive from Eucla to Cocklebiddy in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Norseman.

Things to do in Cocklebiddy

Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
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Norseman

— 1 night
Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726km east of Perth and 278m above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the engineering at Bromus Dam, walk around Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave, and then pause for some photo ops at Norseman Statue.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Norseman trip planner.

Drive from Cocklebiddy to Norseman in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Norseman

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Esperance

— 4 nights
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Family-friendly places like Rotary Lookout and Thistle Cove will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Hellfire Bay and Helms Arboretum. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, stroll through Blue Haven Beach, kick back and relax at Le Grand Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Observatory Point and Lookout.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Esperance road trip planning tool.

Drive from Norseman to Esperance in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mt Melville Lookout and Chainsaw Sculpture Drive. Discover out-of-the-way places like Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock and Castle Rock. Go for a jaunt from Albany to Mount Barker to see Porongurup National Park about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Padre White Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Goode Beach, and grab your bike and head to Ellen Cove Boardwalk.

You can plan Albany trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Esperance to Albany by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in December, plan for little chillier days in Albany, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Denmark.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

Denmark

Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Denmark online route maker.

Traveling by car from Albany to Denmark takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): view the masterpieces at JahRoc Galleries.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Margaret River attractions planner.

Getting from Denmark to Margaret River by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Margaret River

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip

Dunsborough

— 3 nights
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let little ones run wild at Simmo's Icecreamery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Smiths Beach, then view the masterpieces at Yallingup Galleries, and finally explore the activities along Geographe Bay.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dunsborough attractions site.

You can drive from Margaret River to Dunsborough in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Perth

— 9 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like St. Mary's Cathedral and Lake Leschenaultia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scitech and Lotterywest Federation Walkway. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Rockingham (Rockingham Beach, Palm Beach, &more) and Mandurah (Dolphin Quay & Halls Head Beach). The adventure continues: stroll through Matilda Bay Reserve, kick back and relax at Port Beach, take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout, and have some family-friendly fun at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Dunsborough to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — Jan 1:

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.

Busselton travel guide

4.5
Piers & Boardwalks · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Lighthouses
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times. The town is home to one of the longest wooden piers in the southern hemisphere stretching almost a mile out to sea and the oldest stone church in western Australia. The town is also known for its emphasis on healthy activities. Take advantage of the cycling lanes, bike rentals, and other outdoor activities. Also check out the numerous restaurants, cafes, shops, and markets.