29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll through Wobiri Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

Plan trip to Exmouth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Singapore, Singapore to Exmouth is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore in April, Exmouth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 23rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route builder site .

You can fly from Exmouth to Melbourne in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exmouth to Melbourne. Expect colder weather when traveling from Exmouth in April: highs in Melbourne hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

You can 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 April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
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 29th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then stroll through Ned's Beach. Keep things going the next day: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, and then explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove (about 30 minutes away). Spend the 1st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 3rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, and take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns sightseeing planner .

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Cairns in 6.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Tue), kick back and relax at Myall Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and then stroll through Thornton Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation 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.
Spend the 6th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by With Sugar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation planning site .

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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: identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and get great views at Uluru.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in May; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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