30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 8 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin

5
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 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

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Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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.
Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in February since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, and stroll through Moffat Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brisbane journey planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

8
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 find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more), Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan). Spend the 5th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, make a trip to Green Island, stroll through Thornton Beach, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairns, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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