37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

37 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 14 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  3​h 30​min
2
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Hamburg

14
nights
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.
Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio and Historic Village Herberton are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Trinity Beach and Daintree Discovery Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Our Animals Our Earth) and Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba). Spend the 20th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 26th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Cairns online route builder .

Hamburg, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Hamburg to Cairns. Traveling from Hamburg in October, expect Cairns to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Kuranda, Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Daintree National Park
Find places to stay Oct 18 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): choose your vessel at Whitsunday Bullet and then take a memorable tour with Boab Boat Hire Airlie Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Colour Me Crazy, hike along Whitsunday Great Walk, and then take in the exciting artwork at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip itinerary builder website .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trip

Colour Me Crazy
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Whitsunday Bullet ©
Whitsunday Bullet
Whitsunday Great Walk ©
Whitsunday Great Walk
Colour Me Crazy ©
Colour Me Crazy

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, then view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Vincent's Catholic Church. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Natural Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Airlie Beach to Gold Coast takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in November, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Gold Coast. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Wabby. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Wabby, then contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Eli Creek and then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Gold Coast to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
You've now added Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, steep yourself in history at Port Macquarie Historic Court House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church, then kick back and relax at Pilot Beach, and then take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Macquarie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Gold Coast, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

North Brother Mountain, Pilot Beach
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Pilot Beach ©
Pilot Beach
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church

11
nights
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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral), The Nook (in Leura) and Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Mosman, The Nook, Shelly Beach, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

Similar Plans

39 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM THAILAND October, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 39 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 55 days in Sydney & Jervis Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 39 days in Cairns, Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in Sydney, Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne BY A USER FROM MYANMAR September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Australia BY A USER FROM DENMARK March, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 59 days in Sydney & Cairns BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Cairns & Sydney BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 49 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans