32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Village Herberton and Paronella Park. Spy & Camera Museum and Bones and Jones are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale). Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 16th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip app .

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect Cairns to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Herberton, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach, Mulgrave Settlers Museum, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Justice & Police Museum. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

6
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Melbourne Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Victoria and Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Anglican Parish of Woodend (in Woodend), Redesdale Bridge (in Redesdale) and Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, and get engrossed in the history at Italian Museum and Historical Society.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ballarat, Anglican Parish of Woodend, St Augustine's Church, Redesdale Bridge, Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

6
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Adelaide Oval and Art Gallery of South Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cleland Wildlife Park and South Australian Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage (in Leasingham), Paulett Wines (in Polish Hill River) and Clare (Crabtree Watervale Wines, Sussex Squire Wines, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Wellington Courthouse, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, make a trip to St Aloysius Church, and do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Adelaide sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clare, Port Adelaide, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, The Wellington Courthouse, Paulett Wines
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Perth Mint and St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle. Get a sense of the local culture at New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries, The Fremantle Round House, & more) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Revolutions Transport Museum, make a trip to Stirling Cottage, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Perth road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Adelaide in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Harvey, New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Caversham Wildlife Park
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The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

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