31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
2
Blackheath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

3
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: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder site .

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

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
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

3
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore Blackheath's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, identify plant and animal life at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, trek along Grand Canyon track, and make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Blackheath trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Blackheath. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Grand Canyon track, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

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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.
Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney vacation builder website .

Getting from Blackheath to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blackheath in August since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and get your game on at Zero Latency.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
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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.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 24th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and head outdoors with The Bump Track.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, then take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, then stroll through Myall Beach, and then trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation trip maker .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

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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.
Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Spas & Wellness in Palm Cove--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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