30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
5
Katoomba
— 3 nights
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
7
Melbourne
— 5 nights
8
Perth
— 2 nights

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, explore the ancient world of Ubirr, and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary website.

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 9.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder app.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Horses in Port, view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas itinerary planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Port Douglas when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at Earl Hill, admire all the interesting features of The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Earl Hill, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spas

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at The Three Sisters, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, appreciate the history behind The Road Builders Memorial, and get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip maker app.

Getting from Cairns to Katoomba by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cairns, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Katoomba, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Lockleys Pylon Walking Track, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder tool.

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online travel planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Perth

Tours Wineries Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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