30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

7
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 Four Mile Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Coffee Works & Safaris), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 14th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

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London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. In November, Cairns is warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Wonga Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Dee Why Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Bilgola Beach in Bilgola--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Freshwater Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bilgola Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Dedicate the 3rd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandridge Beach.

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Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Visit Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro), Sorrento Beach (in Sorrento) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, kick back and relax at Trigg Beach, and stroll through Quinns Rocks Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Perth hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Trigg Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Warnbro Beach, Quinns Rocks Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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