31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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Perth

Perth ©

City of Light

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 (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Perth is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Perth is 2.5 hours. When traveling from Chandigarh in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Fremantle Prison
4.6
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Water Body
Swan River
4.7

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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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning site.

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Perth in December, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 42°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
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World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
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Water Body
Mutitjulu Waterhole
4.5
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Geologic Formation
Walpa Gorge
4.4

5
nights
Melbourne

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 8th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. In December, Melbourne is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

4
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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, trek along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Prince Henry Cliff Walk.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Katoomba day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Katoomba: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Mountain
Blue Mountains
4.6

5
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Sydney

Sydney ©

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, stop by Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8

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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 22nd (Tue): stroll through Ned's Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Must see
Lagoon Beach
4.9
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Mountain
Mt Gower
4.9

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Cairns

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 Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 24th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Billy Tea Safaris, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lord Howe Island to Cairns is minus 0.5 hours. December in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Spa
Spas
4.8

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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, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, look for gifts at Coffee Works Port Douglas, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

Planning Port Douglas trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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