30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
5
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
8
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
9
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Guangzhou

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip maker .

Guangzhou, China to Perth is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. When traveling from Guangzhou in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in March, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Hobart

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Melbourne, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Food Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba to go to Jenolan Caves and see Jenolan Caves, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, trek along The Giant Stairway, and take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hobart to Katoomba in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Katoomba: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Jenolan Caves, Govetts Leap
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take a memorable tour with Tours, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, explore and take pictures at Maheno Wreck, and kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

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

Do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, you will find days in Fraser Island are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

2
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 31st (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, view the masterpieces at Des Spencer Galleries, stop by With Sugar, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation planner.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle from Fraser Island to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

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 3rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cairns tour planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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