30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Clontarf
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Brisbane

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney travel planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Lincoln's Rock, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 17:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
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: explore and take pictures at Uluru, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and get great views at Uluru.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday builder .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Daintree National Park, & more). Spend the 20th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get outside with Horses in Port, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas road trip planning app .

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. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Clontarf.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

8
nights
Clontarf

Clontarf ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clontarf: Laserzone (in Lawnton), Mount Samson (Trevena Glen Farm & Lyell Deer Sanctuary) and Delta Force Paintball Petrie (in Petrie).

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Clontarf visit planning app .

Explore your travel options from Port Douglas to Clontarf with the Route module. In October, Clontarf is little chillier than Port Douglas - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Clontarf

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

North Lakes, Samford, Petrie, Whiteside, Mount Samson
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 4:
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Lake Eden ©
Lake Eden
Phoenix Sculpture Garden Mt Gloroius ©
Mungarra Reserve ©
Mungarra Reserve

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