30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Regina
Fly:  28​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Perth
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
Jabiru
— 3 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
Leura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  33​h
Regina

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Regina, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Regina to Melbourne is 16 hours. Traveling from Regina in September, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

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#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

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

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 11th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, get outside with Port Douglas Microlights, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas online holiday planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. September in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

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#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

4
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cairns in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

3
days
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Leura side-trips: Anvil Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, and take a peaceful walk through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leura online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Leura in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September; daily highs in Leura reach 26°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Leura to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Leura in September, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

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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

3
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, stroll through Eli Creek, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island vacation planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
K'gari ©
K'gari
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

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