37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly:  24​h
1
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + bus + train + bus:  16​h 15​min
5
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
8
Noosa
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
10
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Islamabad

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Litchfield National Park and Defence of Darwin Experience. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Speed Boats Tours. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove and take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Darwin route maker app .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Darwin is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Islamabad to Darwin is 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cable Beach and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point and take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Broome vacation builder tool .

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Broome. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Darwin in September since evenings lows in Broome dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
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Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Cave and Ngilgi Cave. Step off the beaten path and head to Jewel Cave and Mammoth Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Canal Rocks (in Yallingup) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dunsborough). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay and tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Boranup, Yallingup, Cowaramup Bay, Jewel Cave
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turquoise Bay and Mandu Mandu Gorge. Get outdoors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Mauritius Beach. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Mandu Mandu Gorge ©
Mandu Mandu Gorge
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twelve Apostles and Port Campbell National Park. Step out of the city life by going to London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge. Take a break from Port Campbell with a short trip to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures in Weeaproinah, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and stop by Apostle Whey Cheese.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Exmouth to Port Campbell takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth to Port Campbell, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seal Bay Conservation Park and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
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 outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Coogee Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get in touch with nature at Noosa National Park and Noosa River. Explore hidden gems such as Noosa Main Beach and Mount Ninderry. Go for a jaunt from Noosa to Mooloolaba to see Mooloolaba Beach about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Peregian Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Noosa vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Mount Ninderry
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake McKenzie and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get outdoors at Indian Head and Eli Creek.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. October in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palm Cove Beach and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. There's more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Mossman Gorge and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree National Park and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. The adventure continues: stroll through Four Mile Beach.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. October in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

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