32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
3
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Jaipur

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Swan River and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

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Jaipur, India to Perth is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jaipur to Perth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Jaipur in September: high temperatures in Perth hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in September, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, stroll through Fortress Rock, head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd, and explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Katoomba trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Katoomba, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, stroll around South Bank Parklands, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get outside with Horses in Port, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas sightseeing planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in September, with highs in Port Douglas at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
Cape Tribulation

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, trot along with a tour on horseback, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Photography Tours, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm ©
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm

3
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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, trails, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Barron Gorge National Park, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns tour planner .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Barron Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cairns in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, don't miss a visit to Ubirr, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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