35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Leura
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
Singapore

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.
To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Perth vacation planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in July, with highs in Perth at 21°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

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

4
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in July: highs in Melbourne hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

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

3
days
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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife

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Warner Bros. Movie World
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

5
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.
Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online vacation maker .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Leura.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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. When in Leura, make a side trip to see Dryridge Estate in Megalong Valley, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, look for gifts at The Nook, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and head outdoors with Evans Lookout.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Leura online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Leura. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Leura

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Dryridge Estate
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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 1st (Wed): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Leura 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 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 3rd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and get out on two wheels at Trail Bike Adventures.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

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

3
days
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

4
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 (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, explore the striking landscape of Mowbray National Park, have fun at Port Douglas Tennis Club, and tee off at Port Douglas Golf Tours.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas road trip website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
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: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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