30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Fly:  28​h
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 5 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
End: Quebec City

6
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.
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, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder website .

Quebec City, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Quebec City to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

1
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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 29th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Canberra at 20°C and lows at 3°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

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#Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 3rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in September, Melbourne is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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#Museums, #Parks, #Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas & Wellness). Spend the 7th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, stroll through Trail Bike Adventures, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairns planning site .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for little chillier days in Cairns, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

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Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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.
Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, and head outdoors with The Bump Track.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. October in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

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#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

4
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru route maker tool .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then explore the activities along Swan River, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Perth in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jabiru to Perth. In October in Perth, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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