29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Bondi
— 2 nights
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Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Ravensthorpe Airport, Drive to Bremer Bay
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Bremer Bay
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Perth
— 5 nights
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Cairns

— 3 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns route planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from London to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Cairns is much warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, soak in some Japanese tradition at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Lungkata Walk. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. When traveling from Port Douglas in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Port Lincoln

— 1 night
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): cast your line with Triple Bay Charters.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Lincoln takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Hobart takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Lord Howe Island

— 2 nights
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island day trip planning app.

You can fly from Hobart to Lord Howe Island in 7.5 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Hobart to Lord Howe Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Sydney

— 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and The National Pass. The Rocks and Chinese Garden of Friendship will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Spooners Lookout (in Katoomba) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lord Howe Island to Sydney, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Black Sunday monument, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, then kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with The Underwater Academy.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bondi road trip website.

Bondi is just a short distance from Sydney. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Bremer Bay.

Things to do in Bondi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Bremer Bay

— 1 night
Bremer Bay is a coastal town situated on the south coast of Western Australia in the Great Southern region between Albany and Esperance, at the mouth of the Bremer River. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the activities along Bremer Canyon Killer whale Expeditions and then see majestic marine mammals with Naturaliste Charters.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bremer Bay trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Bondi to Bremer Bay with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bondi to Bremer Bay due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Bremer Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Perth

— 5 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get in touch with nature at Swan River and Matilda Bay Reserve. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Top Gun Tours in West Swan, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at First Contact, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Cottesloe Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Perth road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bremer Bay to Perth with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Perth are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.7
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.

Greater Sydney travel guide

3.9
Hiking Trails · Zoos · Beaches
Sandy beaches, rolling hills, azure rivers, and charming settlements are the hallmarks of Greater Sydney. Coastal suburbs and picturesque harbors are common. Areas such as Manly live up to the Australian stereotype of the laid-back, prosperous, beach-going community.