32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Village Gallery, which is approximately 36 minutes away.

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London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns. In January, Cairns is much warmer than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Des Spencer Galleries and With Sugar. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Cape Tribulation (Myall Beach & Cape Tribulation Beach), Tranquility Falls (in Daintree) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). Spend the 3rd (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary app .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Tranquility Falls
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. There's much more to do: trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

North Head Sanctuary
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Craft Victoria. Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Walkatjara Art and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, trek along Kuniya Walk, make a trip to Field of Light, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 43°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
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 Yellow Water and Twin Falls. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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