30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Melbourne
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
8
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

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London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. When traveling from London in November, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Perth: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
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. Visiting Yellow Water and Cahills Crossing will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Jabiru is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Spend the 8th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Myall Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Get outdoors at Daintree National Park and Alexandra Bay Waterfall. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip builder app .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. It doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cairns trip app .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. November in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

2
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.
On the 16th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, then get a taste of the local shopping with Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On your second day here, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough 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 ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Half Moon Bay. Visit St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity College Chapel, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Melbourne are colder (26°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Visit Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Sandy Cape Lighthouse and Lake Allom.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Melbourne to Fraser Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

1
day
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 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then stroll through Ned's Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Lord Howe Island takes 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Newport Beach. Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Freshwater Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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