32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Blackheath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 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)
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: London

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.
When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take some stellar pictures from Earl Hill, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, and stroll around Anzac Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 10 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Barron Gorge National Park, Palm Cove Beach, Earl Hill
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Daintree Discovery Centre) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubuji Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, admire all the interesting features of Marrdja Botanical Walk, and learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation attractions planning site .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Photography Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

4
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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Horses in Port, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackheath side-trips: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond). There's still lots to do: trek along Grand Canyon track, take in the dramatic natural features at Wind Eroded Cave, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Blackheath day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Douglas to Blackheath. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Port Douglas in August: highs in Blackheath hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Jenolan Caves, Charles Darwin walk, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blackheath in August since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

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. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take some stellar pictures from Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday app .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip site .

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls

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