30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Metzingen
Drive + Fly:  25​h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  28​h
End: Metzingen

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Sacred India Gallery. On the next day, explore the activities along Swan River, have some family-friendly fun at Rollerzone, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Perth trip maker .

Metzingen, Germany to Perth is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Metzingen to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Metzingen in June, Perth is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rollerzone, The Sacred India Gallery, Caversham Wildlife Park, St Matthew's Anglican Church, Bells Rapids Park
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
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. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Yurmikmik Walks, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls.

Before you visit Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

3
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.
Spend the 8th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the water at your own pace with Port Douglas Boat Hire, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Wonga Beach
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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.
Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, stroll through Myall Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation route planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

4
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 15th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary site .

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. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

3
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 Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, get interesting insight from Melbourne Boat Hire, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder app .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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