29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Townsville
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jenolan Caves and Wentworth Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: The Nook (in Leura) and Wanda Beach (in Cronulla). And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the activities along Watson's Bay, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning website .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Sydney at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Jenolan Caves, Wentworth Falls, The Nook, Wanda Beach, Congwong Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Dreamworld. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang) and Surfers Paradise (Infinity Attraction & SkyPoint Climb). The adventure continues: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, admire the masterpieces at GOMA, and let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane route planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Surfers Paradise, Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast, Burleigh Heads Beach, Dreamworld, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

5
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Strand and Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Castle Hill, make a trip to Riverway, head off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland, and identify plant and animal life at Billabong Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Townsville trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Townsville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in April, with highs in Townsville at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Townsville

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Queensland
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill
Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary

7
nights
Cairns

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Botanical Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: With Sugar (in Port Douglas), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 12th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary site .

Fly from Townsville to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Trinity Beach, Paronella Park, Mossman Gorge, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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