31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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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
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 3rd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairns online holiday builder.

Belfast, UK to Cairns is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Belfast to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in July, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

2
nights
Cape Tribulation

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, then take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, then relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, then kick back and relax at Myall Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and finally hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Port Douglas trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. 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 · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

6
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Ubirr. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and hike along Gubara.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is minus 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

3
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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Melbourne

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. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne vacation planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July: highs in Melbourne hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

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Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore Blackheath's surroundings by going to Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond), Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, and get great views at The Three Sisters.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Blackheath travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Blackheath. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Blackheath are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, stroll through Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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You can drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to 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.