31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 6 nights
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
3
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
4
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
6
Hahndorf
— 3 nights
7
Alice Springs
— 4 nights

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Rex Lookout (in Wangetti), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Port Douglas (Coffee Works Port Douglas, Safaris, &more). Spend the 14th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, hike along Wrights Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairns route planning app.

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Wrights Lookout, Rex Lookout, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane day trip planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in July, with highs in Brisbane at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): have fun and explore at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, take some stellar pictures from North Gorge Walk, then stroll through Cylinder Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Amity Point Jetty.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our North Stradbroke Island trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brisbane to North Stradbroke Island by journey takes about 3 hours. In July in North Stradbroke Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Childrens Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum ©
North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
Amity Point Jetty ©
Amity Point Jetty

4
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and cool off at Dreamworld.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast vacation planner.

Getting from North Stradbroke Island to Gold Coast by journey takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

6
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.
Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Faulconbridge (Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum & Corridor of Oaks) and Gordon Falls Lookout (in Leura). The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney road trip planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hahndorf.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Faulconbridge, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Wentworth Falls, Gordon Falls Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Hahndorf

Hahndorf
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Take a break from Hahndorf with a short trip to Gorge Wildlife Park in Cudlee Creek, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, relax in the rural setting at Beerenberg Farm, don't miss a visit to Hills Sculpture Trail, and grab your bike and head to Amy Gillett Bikeway.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hahndorf driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hahndorf takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Hahndorf is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, you will find days in Hahndorf are little chillier (18°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Oakbank, Gorge Wildlife Park, Old Coralinga Organic Cherries, Hills Sculpture Trail
Highlights from your plan
Amy Gillett Bikeway
Amy Gillett Bikeway
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Beerenberg Farm ©
Beerenberg Farm

4
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
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, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, and explore the galleries of This is Aboriginal Art.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hahndorf to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hahndorf in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre ©

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