30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: London

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore hidden gems such as The Perth Mint and Halls Head Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary's Cathedral and Mandurah War Memorial. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, and appreciate the history behind Queen Victoria.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from London in November: highs in Perth hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mandurah, Sorrento Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Visit Henley Beach and Semaphore Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Gorge Wildlife Park and Aldinga Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove), Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple (in Sellicks Hill) and Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Waterfall Gully, kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, make a trip to Torrens Building, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flinders Street Baptist Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Adelaide road trip app.

Getting from Perth to Adelaide by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in November: highs in Adelaide hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Semaphore Beach, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Gorge Wildlife Park, Nan Hai Pu Tuo Temple, Horseshoe Bay
Highlights from your plan
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll get in some beach time at Palm Beach and Bondi Beach. The adventure continues: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take a memorable tour with Tours, visit The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in November, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Tugun Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Currumbin Beach, and then stroll through Burleigh Head National Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Federation Walk Coastal Reserve and then stroll through Greenmount Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

3
nights
Port Douglas

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Opal Reef and Coffee Works Port Douglas. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Douglas online visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in November; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Babinda Boulders and Granite Gorge Nature Park. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Jaques Coffee Plantation in Mareeba, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and stroll around Munro Martin Parklands.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Cairns online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mareeba, Babinda Boulders, Crystal Cascades
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Granite Gorge Nature Park ©
Granite Gorge Nature Park

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of the Winds and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Mutitjulu Waterhole. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in November: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Highlights from your plan
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Visiting Ubirr and Maguk Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Mamukala Wetlands and Motor Car Falls. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site.

You can plan Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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