35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + shuttle:  25​h
1
Port Douglas
— 21 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  3​h 30​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Hobart
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Alice Springs
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
7
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Cairo

21
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Visiting Opal Reef and Agincourt Reef will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory and Janbal Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Daintree (Daintree Naturals Artist Market, Tranquility Falls, & more), Cow Bay (Cow Bay Beach, Daintree Discovery Centre, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Entomological museum, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, & more). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. Spend the 14th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and head outdoors with Eye to Eye Marine Encounters.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas tour planning site .

Cairo, Egypt to Port Douglas is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Cairo to Port Douglas, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Cairo - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Mossman, Daintree, Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

1
night
Cairns

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planning app .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
day
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the water at your own pace with Whitsunday Bullet, step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands, and then kick back and relax at Boathaven Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands
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Whitsunday Bullet ©
Whitsunday Bullet
Boathaven Beach ©
Boathaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands ©
Whitsunday Islands

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 24th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Greenmount Beach, then stroll through Tugun Beach, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Springbrook National Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast holiday planning app .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Gold Coast by combination of bus, flight, and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gold Coast when traveling from Airlie Beach in November, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun Beach

1
day
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, then learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard, and finally sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Hobart takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Gold Coast in November, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Puddleduck Vineyard ©
Puddleduck Vineyard

1
day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Talapi, and finally try your luck at Lasseters Casino.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Hobart to Alice Springs in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in November, expect nights in Alice Springs to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are much warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
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Talapi ©
Talapi
Yubu Napa Art Gallery ©
Yubu Napa Art Gallery

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, stroll through Gnarabup Beach, do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, then do a tasting at Providore, and finally contemplate the long history of Ellensbrook. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, look for gifts at Margaret River Venison Farm, then kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Surfers Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip app .

Getting from Alice Springs to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alice Springs to Margaret River is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Redgate Wines, Vasse Felix Winery, Providore, Surfers Point
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre

1
day
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, then take in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral ©
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral
Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

2
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Buley Rockhole and Florence Falls. Get some cultural insight at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery and Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah. Change things up with a short trip to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve in Humpty Doo (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Lameroo Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Darwin road trip planning site .

Fly from Broome to Darwin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Darwin is 1 hour. December in Darwin sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:
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Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve ©
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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