29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights

6
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 Opera House and The Rocks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Quarantine Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, visit Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder tool.

Santiago, Chile to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Sydney is 14 hours. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Get outdoors at Ned's Beach and Lord Howe Island Walking Trails. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, see Off-Road Tours, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Cairns. In February in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Thornton Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Tranquility Falls (in Daintree) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip builder.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Thornton Beach, Tranquility Falls, Mossman Gorge Centre, Daintree Discovery Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Lungkata Walk. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Field of Light, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

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You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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