32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Leura
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Herne Hill
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Jabiru
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Visit Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove (about 44 minutes away). There's more to do: take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cairns day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Cairns. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in November since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Palm Cove Beach

4
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Sunday Market Port Douglas and With Sugar. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Cape Tribulation and see Daintree National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach and stop by Coffee Works.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas travel website .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Safaris

few
hours
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 29th (Thu): hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in November: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, revel in the low prices at DFO South Wharf, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and browse the different shops at Bourke Street Mall.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip tool .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and stroll through Clovelly.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
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. On the 10th (Mon), look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, browse for treasures at Victory Theatre Antique Centre, then buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall, then look for gifts at The Nook, and finally look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Candy Store Leura, look for gifts at Katoomba Vintage Emporium, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Leura trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Leura, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Leura

#Shopping, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Victory Theatre Antique Centre, Rick Rutherford's Country, The National Pass
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The Nook ©
The Nook
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower and then stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island journey planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Leura to Lord Howe Island takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Lake McKenzie and Lake Birrabeen. Visit Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek for some beach relaxation.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island takes 9.5 hours. December in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

few
hours
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stop by The House of Honey, stop by Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Herne Hill trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Herne Hill. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fraser Island to Herne Hill. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fraser Island in December since evenings lows in Herne Hill dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Herne Hill

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, The Sacred India Gallery, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
The House of Honey ©
The House of Honey
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery ©
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery

3
nights
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Yellow Water and Ubirr. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Herne Hill to Jabiru. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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