31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
8
Angaston
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
10
Herne Hill
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Algiers

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, stop by Opal Minded, don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney holiday builder website .

Algiers, Algeria to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Algiers to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Sydney is slightly colder than Algiers - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, stop by Teddy Sinclair, stop by Victory Theatre Antique Centre, then look for gifts at The Candy Store Leura, then look for gifts at The Nook, and finally browse the different shops at Leura Mall.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Leura travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, Leura is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Leura

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Rick Rutherford's Country, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Victory Theatre Antique Centre
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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The Nook ©
The Nook
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

1
night
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 29th (Sat): get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Leura, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Degraves Street, stop by Readings Book Shop, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Melbourne hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then browse the fresh offerings at Fyshwick Fresh Food Market, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Canberra trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in October, Canberra is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market ©
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower and then hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island online tour planner .

Fly from Canberra to Lord Howe Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

2
nights
Fraser Island

Escape the urban bustle at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Lake McKenzie. Take a break from Fraser Island with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Hervey Bay, about 52 minutes away.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island vacation planning app .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. In October in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Angaston.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

1
night
Angaston

Angaston ©
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for gifts at Barossa Valley Cheese Company, learn about winemaking at Tscharke's Place, do a tasting at Flaxman Wines, then do a tasting at Thorn-Clarke Wines, and finally look for gifts at Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines, then stop by Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, and finally learn about winemaking at Whistler Wines.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Angaston travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Angaston. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fraser Island in October, with highs in Angaston at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Angaston

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Greenock, Marananga, Flaxman Wines, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Flaxman Wines ©
Flaxman Wines

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get in touch with nature at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ubirr and Cahills Crossing. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Angaston to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
On the 18th (Thu), look for gifts at The House of Honey, then learn about winemaking at Talijancich Wines, then do a tasting at Olive Farm Wines, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. On your second day here, look for gifts at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Fig Tree Estate, then stop by John Kosovich Wines, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Sacred India Gallery.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Herne Hill day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Herne Hill. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Herne Hill, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Herne Hill

Wineries Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Millendon, Kings Park and Botanic Garden, The Sacred India Gallery, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, John Kosovich Wines
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Tyler's Vineyard ©
Tyler's Vineyard
Fig Tree Estate ©
Fig Tree Estate

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