30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + shuttle:  16​h 45​min
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
3
Palm Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Broadwater
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Ballandean
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Eumundi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Rainbow Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Moreton Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
13
Great Keppel Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
14
Magnetic Island
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
15
Townsville
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 45​min
16
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
17
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
18
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Shop till you drop at Coffee Works and Funstuff by Lynda. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas road trip planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Port Douglas, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Port Douglas, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

1
day
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
On the 7th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach and then stroll through Avalon Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Palm Beach trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cape Tribulation to Palm Beach. Traveling from Cape Tribulation in November, things will get a bit cooler in Palm Beach: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Avalon Beach
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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Volle Jewellery. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Beach to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction, then buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broadwater.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

1
night
Broadwater

Broadwater
Broadwater is a small town in the Richmond Valley local government area, in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Broadwater National Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Broadwater travel route planner.

Drive from Gold Coast to Broadwater in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Ballandean.

Things to do in Broadwater

Nature Parks Beaches
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night
Ballandean

Ballandean ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Girraween National Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballandean tour builder site .

Drive from Broadwater to Ballandean in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Ballandean

Nature Parks
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Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Ballandean to Brisbane takes 3 hours. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eumundi.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. On the 16th (Fri), look for gifts at The Real McCaul, buy something for everyone on your list at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, then take in the exciting artwork at Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Eumundi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Eumundi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Noosa Main Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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night
Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. On the 18th (Sun), kick back and relax at Cooloola Recreation Area and then take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rainbow Beach online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Eumundi to Rainbow Beach takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cooloola Recreation Area
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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Step out of the city life by going to Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Lake McKenzie. You'll get in some beach time at Indian Head and Eli Creek.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Rainbow Beach to Fraser Island by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

1
day
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
On the 22nd (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Moreton Island trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Fraser Island to Moreton Island with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Moreton Island can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Great Keppel Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

1
day
Great Keppel Island

Great Keppel Island
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Putney Beach and then kick back and relax at Monkey Beach.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Great Keppel Island trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moreton Island to Great Keppel Island. When traveling from Moreton Island in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Great Keppel Island: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Great Keppel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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1
night
Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
On the 24th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Pilgrim Sailing and then tour in harmony with nature at Big Mama Sailing.

Planning Magnetic Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Keppel Island to Magnetic Island. In November, daily temperatures in Magnetic Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Townsville.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Transportation Outdoors Tours
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Pilgrim Sailing ©
Pilgrim Sailing

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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): shop like a local with Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, explore the striking landscape of Museum of Tropical Queensland, and then kick back and relax at The Strand.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Townsville trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Townsville is just a stone's throw from Magnetic Island. In November, daytime highs in Townsville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Museums Nature
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery ©
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

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night
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach tour planner.

Take a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours
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Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 27th (Tue), play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club and then make a trip to Passage Peak.

Plan my day in Hamilton Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Hamilton Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Golf
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, and then view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cairns travel route planner.

Getting from Hamilton Island to Cairns by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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