30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

Make it your trip
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Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Blackheath
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Blackheath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 3rd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip maker website.

Cleveland, USA to Cairns is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Cleveland to Cairns, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, then explore and take pictures at Marrdja Botanical Walk, then relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, and finally kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach.

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Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

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.
On the 8th (Thu), see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum, and finally get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally explore the galleries of Ngarru Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 6 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Ubirr. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Animal Tracks Safari, admire all the interesting features of Anbangbang Rock Shelter, identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, and hike along Gubara.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip tool.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

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 22nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Blackheath

— 2 nights
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Leura Cascades, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, don't miss a visit to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia, view the masterpieces at Gallery One88, then don't miss a visit to Hat Hill Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Day Gallery. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then browse for treasures at Odd Mountain, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Blackheath online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Blackheath. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Blackheath hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Sydney

— 5 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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Blackheath to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in June, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.