31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
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Drive to Darwin, Fly to Sydney, Train to Katoomba
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Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas

— 4 nights
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.
Spend the 22nd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and soak in some Japanese tradition at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Cape Tribulation

— 3 nights
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Step out of Cape Tribulation with an excursion to Photography Tours in Daintree--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, and get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Cairns

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 28th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 5 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Animal Tracks Safari, take in the dramatic natural features at Arnhem Land Escarpment, explore and take pictures at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and stroll through Bardedjilidji Walk.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Katoomba

— 2 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sublime Point Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades House & Gardens, and then head outdoors with Blue Mountains Biking Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, make a trip to Day Gallery, then get great views at The Three Sisters, and finally don't miss a visit to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Katoomba trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katoomba takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katoomba is 0.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Katoomba are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Katoomba in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:

Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 4 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.