31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  30​h
1
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ipswich
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lamington National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
5
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
6
Bribie Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Caboolture
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
8
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
9
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  31​h
End: Exeter

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. Museum of Brisbane and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Ted's Corner (in Capalaba), Wolston Farmhouse (in Wacol) and Sirromet Wines (in Mount Cotton). The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take a stroll through West End, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), and engage your brain at ScienCentre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner .

Exeter, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sirromet Wines, Wolston Farmhouse, Ted's Corner
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane

2
nights
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Workshops Rail Museum and then explore and take pictures at Willowbank Raceway Drag Racing's Finest. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Queens Park, then take an in-depth tour of Grandchester Railway Station, and then grab your bike and head to Hidden Vale Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ipswich online holiday builder .

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Ipswich with the Route module. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Ipswich. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Museums Trails
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Hidden Vale Adventure Park ©
Hidden Vale Adventure Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

2
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
The Lamington National Park is a national park, lying on the Lamington Plateau of the McPherson Range on the Queensland/New South Wales border in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, then look for all kinds of wild species at O'Reillys Birds of Prey, and then get to know the fascinating history of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): look for gifts at Canungra Books and Art, make a trip to Canungra War Memorial, then relax in the rural setting at Mountview Alpaca Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at Darlington Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lamington National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ipswich to Lamington National Park. While traveling from Ipswich, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Lamington National Park, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canungra, Darlington Park
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
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Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Amity Point Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Brown Lake, have fun and explore at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Dunwich Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a North Stradbroke Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lamington National Park to North Stradbroke Island. In October in North Stradbroke Island, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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Cylinder Beach ©
Cylinder Beach
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Dunwich Cemetery ©
Dunwich Cemetery

2
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse and then step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks and then get outside with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Moreton Island travel route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island. In October in Moreton Island, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

3
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Woorim Beach and Bongaree Beach. Relax by the water at Sylvan Beach and Red Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bribie Island trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Moreton Island to Bribie Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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BBQ Boat Hire ©
BBQ Boat Hire
Ferryman Cruises ©
Ferryman Cruises
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum

1
night
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Caboolture Warplane Museum, explore the world behind art at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, then steep yourself in history at Caboolture Historical Village, then admire the masterpieces at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Library, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Centenary Lakes.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Caboolture online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bribie Island to Caboolture. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Caboolture

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Caboolture Warplane Museum ©
Caboolture Warplane Museum

2
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.
On the 13th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then explore the galleries of Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, and finally get outside with Simpsons Gap. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and then try to win big at Lasseters Casino.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caboolture to Alice Springs. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Caboolture in October: highs in Alice Springs hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 16°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap

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.
On the 16th (Wed), go sightseeing with Blue Mountains Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in October, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, take in the exciting artwork at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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