37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Drive to Cairns International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Blackheath
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Blackheath
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 7 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, and take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning app.

Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
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, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Museums

Cairns

— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 30th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium, stroll through Trinity Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns driving holiday site.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June: highs in Cairns hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation

— 3 nights
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 Cape Tribulation's surroundings by going to Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). There's lots more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation route maker.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Douglas

— 4 nights
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, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Blackheath

— 5 nights
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackheath: Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Blue Mountains (in Katoomba). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, and do a tasting at Dryridge Estate.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Blackheath trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Port Douglas to Blackheath with the Route module. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, you will find days in Blackheath are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sydney

— 5 nights

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: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melbourne

— 5 nights

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 24th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.