29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Blackheath
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Manchester

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.
Spend the 17th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cairns visit planner .

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, kick back and relax at Myall Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm.

Make your Cape Tribulation itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

3
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.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Port Douglas using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

2
nights
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in September, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, then don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and then trek along Fortress Rock.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Blackheath trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Blackheath in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Blackheath dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Blackheath

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Fortress Rock ©
Fortress Rock
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) 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, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and explore the ancient world of Ubirr.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Blackheath to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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