29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
7
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Maguk Gorge and Warradjan Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water and don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jabiru trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Jabiru is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
day
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.
On the 7th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Jabiru to Brisbane by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Lagoon Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island vacation website .

Getting from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at Scots Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Four Mile Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Myall Beach in Cape Tribulation, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 20th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 21st (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge and stop by With Sugar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Port Douglas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Get some cultural insight at St Monica's Cathedral and Underart Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 24th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cattana Wetlands, take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anzac Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cairns tour planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In September in Cairns, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cattana Wetlands, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Ellis Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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