30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Naples
Fly:  32​h
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  25​h
Naples

3
days
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Busselton Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Heydon Estate and Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay.

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Naples, Italy to Margaret River is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton, Cowaramup Bay, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, Mammoth Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

3
days
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Cable Beach and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge and don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Broome

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
days
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Kirra Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, and kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Broome to Gold Coast in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, Gold Coast is a bit cooler than Broome - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Walking Track
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

4
days
Port Douglas

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.
Visiting Daintree Discovery Centre and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mossman Gorge and Cow Bay Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bloomfield Waterfall in Bloomfield (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. It doesn't end there: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

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Getting from Gold Coast to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, things will get a bit warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Mossman Gorge
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Trinity Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Davies Creek National Park (in Mareeba), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach, Davies Creek National Park, Historic Village Herberton
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
day
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 27th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelly Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Visit The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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