29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+2
train + foot + Fly:  37​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
5
Whitsunday Island
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Cairns
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  26​h
End: Nottingham


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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru and Valley of the Winds. Take a break from the city and head to Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Nottingham, UK to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 37-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Nottingham in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much hotter (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney vacation planning tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, you will find days in Sydney are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Visit Burleigh Heads Beach and Kings Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Moffat Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Obi Boardwalk (in Maleny) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane journey planner.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Obi Boardwalk
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head. Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Lake Birrabeen.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

1
day
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 13th (Wed), explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Whitsunday Island visit planner .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven 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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Daintree Entomological museum and Ngarru Gallery. Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). Spend the 16th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and get outside with Horses in Port.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Whitsunday Island to Port Douglas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's much more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, explore and take pictures at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, explore the striking landscape at Earl Hill, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Shaolin Junk Cruises, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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