30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wollongong
— 1 night
+4
train + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h
3
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In July, Sydney is slightly colder than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wollongong.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

1
night
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Wollongong Botanic Garden.

Plan trip to Wollongong with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, Wollongong is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Wollongong

#Parks
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Wollongong Botanic Garden ©
Wollongong Botanic Garden

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Indian Head and Eli Creek.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, ferry, and car from Wollongong to Fraser Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Wollongong in August, expect Fraser Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Dreamworld in Coomera, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sea World Theme Park, Warner Bros. Movie World, Dreamworld
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island trip tool .

Fly from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Brisbane, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Whitsunday Island, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Whitsunday Island to Port Douglas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in August, Port Douglas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Safaris

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more). There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, get interesting insight from Tours, and let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns online trip planner .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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