30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  32​h
1
Longreach
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Herberton
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Mossman
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  8​h
7
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Newark

1
night
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, then see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Outback Pics, contemplate the long history of Longreach Powerhouse Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Longreach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Longreach trip itinerary maker .

Newark, USA to Longreach is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Longreach, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Longreach: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Herberton.

Things to do in Longreach

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Longreach, Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum
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1
night
Herberton

Herberton ©
Herberton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. On the 10th (Wed), examine the collection at The Crystal Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe, then view the masterpieces at Artistree Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Herberton Mining Museum, take an in-depth tour of Spy & Camera Museum, then explore the galleries of Historic Village Herberton, and finally identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tableland.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Herberton tour builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Longreach to Herberton. Traveling from Longreach in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in Herberton. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Herberton

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe, Artistree Gallery, Atherton Tableland, Atherton Tablelands, The Crystal Caves
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves
Herberton Mining Museum ©
Herberton Mining Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk. On your second day here, get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Herberton to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Herberton in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mossman.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

1
night
Mossman

Mossman ©
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Agincourt Reef and then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mossman trip itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Mossman with the Route module. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Mossman are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are warmer (64°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Mossman

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Daintree Discovery Centre, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Agincourt Reef
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge

2
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Darwin Aviation Museum and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Defence of Darwin Experience. Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Berry Springs to see Territory Wildlife Park about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct and identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mossman to Darwin. Traveling from Mossman in July, expect nights in Darwin to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Warradjan Cultural Centre and Anbangbang Billabong. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, and don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Broome Historical Museum and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. Spend the 23rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and make a trip to Gantheaume Point.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Broome

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Portrait Gallery and Canberra Contemporary Art Space. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Parliament House and National Gallery of Australia. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, engage your brain at Questacon, take in the exciting artwork at Strathnairn Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Broome to Canberra in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Broome to Canberra, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Broome in July, with highs in Canberra at 53°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in July; daily highs in Sydney reach 65°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

The National Pass, Hillbilly Cider, Nan Tien Temple, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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