34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bremen
Fly:  29​h
1
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  12​h 15​min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Bremen

3
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Step out of the city life by going to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Cape Tribulation Beach. Relax by the water at Myall Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Step out of Cape Tribulation with an excursion to Daintree Discovery Centre in Cow Bay--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation online vacation planner .

Bremen, Germany to Cape Tribulation is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bremen to Cape Tribulation. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bremen in October; daily highs in Cape Tribulation reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Cow Bay
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Get some cultural insight at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Janbal Gallery. Spend the 15th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, stop by Coffee Works, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and get outside with Eye to Eye Marine Encounters.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas visit planning site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Mossman, Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

4
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.
Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and admire all the interesting features of Earl Hill.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and Trinity College Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Dedicate the 27th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Step out of the city life by going to Ned's Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, get engrossed in the history at Justice & Police Museum, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney visit planning website .

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Popular historic sites such as Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maguk Gorge and Mamukala Wetlands. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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