33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  25 h
1
Exmouth
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
4
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Brisbane
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
8
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Jaipur

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 1st (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Exmouth trip planner .

Jaipur, India to Exmouth is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Jaipur to Exmouth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jaipur in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Exmouth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, then stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and finally enjoy some diversion at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

Find out how to plan Perth trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in July, expect Perth to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne planner .

Getting from Perth to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: 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. When traveling from Perth in July, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, learn about winemaking at Hillbilly Cider, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bilpin Cider Company, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, get great views at The Three Sisters, learn about winemaking at Megalong Creek Estate, then don't miss a visit to Day FIne Art, and finally make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba travel route planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Katoomba are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Blackheath, Bilpin, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get your game on at South Bank Parklands, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and finally examine the collection at Opal Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums
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

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, stroll through Eli Creek, and make a trip to K'gari.

Plan a Fraser Island trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Sandy Cape Lighthouse ©
Sandy Cape Lighthouse

2
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 out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

Plan my day in Cairns using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Fraser Island in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Walu Wugirriga Lookout in Cow Bay (about 42 minutes away). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Marrdja Botanical Walk, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore and take pictures at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm ©
Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm

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.
Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 24th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by car takes about 2 hours. July in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
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: make a trip to Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

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