31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the activities along Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth online road trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Perth is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, Perth is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in July, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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 18th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 20th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Port Douglas at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

4
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 find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, trot along with a tour on horseback, and trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation tour builder .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Photography Tours, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Photography Tours

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 26th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 28th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, and take in the dramatic natural features at Earl Hill.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Earl Hill, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

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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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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