30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + shuttle:  27​h
1
Port Douglas
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
5
Denmark
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
6
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h
8
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
bus + train:  6​h
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
12
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Denver


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1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary maker site .

Denver, USA to Port Douglas is an approximately 27-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Denver to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in March, things will get much hotter in Port Douglas: highs are around 87°F and lows about 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Photography Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Photography Tours

2
nights
Cairns

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Esplanade Boardwalk as well as Botanical Gardens. On the 5th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Cairns Art Gallery and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairns driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. March in Cairns sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Crystal Cascades
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Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then go for a walk through Field of Light.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Cairns, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 70°F. You will leave for Margaret River on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beer Tastings & Tours as well as Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boranup Karri Forest and Bunker Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails and Sugarloaf Rock. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

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

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Margaret River in 14 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Boranup Karri Forest
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Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest

1
night
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tree Top Walk, Elephant Rocks and Lights Beach. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Lights Beach, and then trek along Tree Top Walk.

Make your Denmark itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Margaret River to Denmark by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tree Top Walk
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ellen Cove Boardwalk as well as Bluff Knoll.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bluff Knoll
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Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
Ellen Cove Boardwalk ©
Ellen Cove Boardwalk
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You've added Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Flinders Chase National Park, The Islander Estate Vineyards, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures, do a tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures ©
Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You've now added Great Otway National Park to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Port Campbell National Park and Bay of Martyrs. Change things up with a short trip to Childer's Cove in The Cove (about 32 minutes away).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Great Otway National Park, Bay of Martyrs, Childer's Cove
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shrine of Remembrance, Hosier Lane, South Melbourne Market, and other attractions you added. On the 22nd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then steep yourself in history at St Paul's Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park, browse the different shops at South Melbourne Market, and then make a trip to Hosier Lane.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne journey planning website .

Getting from Port Campbell to Melbourne by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You've now added Wild Ocean Tasmania to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Wild Ocean Tasmania and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 52°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wild Ocean Tasmania
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Wine Tours & Tastings, Store Beach, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Wentworth Falls. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in March, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Katoomba
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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