29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Brisbane
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Cairns
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Darwin
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Alice Springs
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Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Echo Point Lookout (in Katoomba). The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Fudgyboombahs (in Montville). And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Opal Museum, let little ones run wild at Buderim Lions Park, and get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane road trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Cairns

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (With Sugar, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, &more). Spend the 19th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 20th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cairns vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, make a trip to Parliament House, then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum, then examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, then browse the different shops at The Book Shop Darwin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Casuarina Coastal Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Cairns to Darwin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

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Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Alice Springs travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Darwin in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.