30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bremen
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  34​h
1
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
6
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Cairns
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Bremen

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Visiting Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Champagne Pools will get you outdoors. Visit Eli Creek and Indian Head for some beach relaxation.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island route builder tool .

Bremen, Germany to Fraser Island is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. June in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

1
night
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 26th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach. On the next day, stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island journey planner.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Lord Howe Island in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
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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
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney route planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In June in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
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 inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
Visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Kuniya Walk and Uluru Hiking Path. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas visit app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Port Douglas are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
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 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Keep things going the next day: trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, then stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, and then kick back and relax at Myall Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation tour site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maguk Gorge and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, take in the dramatic natural features at Bilkbilkmi / Graveside Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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