29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  14​h
Canberra
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Atlanta

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Sandridge Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and Immigration Museum. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday planning website .

Atlanta, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Atlanta to Melbourne. Traveling from Atlanta in March, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 78°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 95°F and 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach and get lost in a book at Cairns Library.

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Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: highs in Cairns hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
days
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation, about 48 minutes away.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in March, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Safaris

4
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Yellow Water and Maguk Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cahills Crossing and Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, delve into the distant past at Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Jabiru trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Canberra online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Canberra takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March in Canberra, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

4
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Brett Whiteley Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Coogee Beach. There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
days
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 24th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, then sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along The Brisbane River, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then admire the masterpieces at GOMA.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip app .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Brisbane by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River

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