30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  12​h 30​min
3
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + bus:  12​h
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 30​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Wentworth Falls. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 19th (Fri), stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island online holiday planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get outdoors at Lake McKenzie and Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

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Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 12.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns day trip planning site .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fraser Island in July, with highs in Cairns at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Daintree National Park and Dubuji Boardwalk. Go for a jaunt from Cape Tribulation to Cow Bay to see Daintree Discovery Centre about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, trot along with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Daintree Discovery Centre
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Daintree and see Photography Tours, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get great views at Trinity Bay Lookout, stop by With Sugar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip builder .

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Photography Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Maguk Gorge and Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) holiday planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Royal Botanic Gardens and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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