30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

4
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 3rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip site .

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in November, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Kondalilla National Park (in Montville) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane online route planner .

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect Brisbane to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kondalilla National Park, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

5
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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney online attractions planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

6
nights
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 Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 19th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, make a trip to Block Arcade, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday planning tool .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Wolf Blass (in Nuriootpa), Tanunda (Steiny's Traditional Mettwurst, Kabminye Winery, & more) and Flaxman Wines (in Eden Valley). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, and indulge your taste buds at Domain Day Cellar Door.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Adelaide vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Greenock, Tanunda, Wolf Blass, The Cedars, Tscharke's Place
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Herne Hill (Talijancich Wines & Illusionary Art). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the architecture and design of The University of Western Australia, do a tasting at Olive Farm Wines, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth vacation maker .

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Adelaide to Perth. While traveling from Adelaide, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wineries, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Millendon, Herne Hill, Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, 3000 Grapes
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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