29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters, & more). There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney route maker .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, things will get warmer in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

3
nights
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, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
nights
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip builder tool .

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 January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Brisbane. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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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

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 21st (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns road trip planner .

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

7
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 28th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and get to know the resident critters at Perth Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Perth online route planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in January, Perth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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