36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Gold Coast
— 8 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: London

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Caversham Wildlife Park and Cottesloe Beach. Visit Fremantle Prison and All Saints Anglican Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo) and Fremantle History Walking Tour (in Fremantle). And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, get to know the resident critters at Perth Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and steep yourself in history at Norm wrightson hairway.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Perth at 21°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, All Saints Anglican Church, Cottesloe Beach, Mullaloo Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kuniya Walk and Valley of the Winds. Take a break from the city and head to Kata Tjuta and Lungkata Walk. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Perth in July since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

8
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sovereign Hill and St Paul's Cathedral. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

9
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 historical perspective at The Rocks and Camperdown Cemetery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The National Pass, Sydney Harbour National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

8
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfers Paradise Beach. Visit Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Brisbane (City Botanic Gardens & South Bank Parklands). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Brisbane
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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