31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
4
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Daintree
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h 30​min
End: London

8
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 list of things to see and do now includes Queen Victoria Market, I'm Free Walking Tours, Royal Botanic Gardens, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Visit Eastern Beach Reserve and Bells Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Barwon Park in Winchelsea--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planner .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 10 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get a bit warmer in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. You'll set off for Sydney on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Barwon Park, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Bells Beach
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Hyde Park as well as Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Get in touch with nature at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and Bouddi National Park.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney journey planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bouddi National Park
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bouddi National Park ©
Bouddi National Park

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hamilton Island day trip site .

Fly from Sydney to Hamilton Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Hamilton Island hover around 31°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island vacation builder site .

Explore your travel options from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Island with the Route module. Traveling from Hamilton Island in April, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Whitsunday Island. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

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.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 26°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Daintree.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. You've now added Daintree Bird Walk to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): tour in harmony with nature at Daintree Bird Walk and then explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Daintree trip website .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Daintree takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May in Daintree, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Daintree National Park
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Daintree Bird Walk ©
Daintree Bird Walk
Wonga Beach ©
Wonga Beach

4
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Get outdoors at Finke Gorge National Park and Ormiston Gorge. Explore hidden gems such as Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Mount Gillen. There's more to do: head outdoors with Ellery Creek Big Hole and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight from Daintree to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Daintree in May: highs in Alice Springs hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Finke Gorge National Park ©
Finke Gorge National Park
Ochre Pits ©
Ochre Pits

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kata Tjuta and Uluru Hiking Path. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru and Walkatjara Art. The adventure continues: trek along Kuniya Walk and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

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

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Melbourne on the 11th (Sat).

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
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne
For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne holiday planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, Melbourne is little chillier than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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