34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
8
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  23​h
End: Ljubljana

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Manly Beach, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Sydney. When traveling from Ljubljana in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, and finally get great views at Eagle Hawk Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, get great views at Anvil Rock Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, look for gifts at The Nook, then get great views at The Three Sisters, and finally don't miss a visit to Day FIne Art.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Katoomba day trip planning tool .

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, Katoomba is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in July, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 12th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

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

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
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.
Step out of Port Douglas to go to Cape Tribulation and see Daintree National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, look for gifts at Coffee Works, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls, explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

Plan my day in Jabiru using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Swan River, take in the exciting artwork at Illusionary Art, and then learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Perth trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Perth in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jabiru to Perth due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Millendon, Fremantle Prison, Illusionary Art, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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