29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Melbourne is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Riyadh to Melbourne. Traveling from Riyadh in February, you will find days in Melbourne are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
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, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sydney online vacation maker .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in February, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island travel planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online vacation maker .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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

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.
Step out of Port Douglas with an excursion to Alexandra Bay Waterfall in Diwan--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Brisbane in February since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Alexandra Bay Waterfall, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planner.

Take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. February in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

3
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 the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairns in February, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online day trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, things will get slightly colder in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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