31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
2
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
3
Blackheath
— 2 nights
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
7
Cairns
— 4 nights
8
Port Douglas
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World in Maleny--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Brisbane, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
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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
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Indian Head, make a trip to K'gari, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, and head outdoors with The Pinnacles.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island travel planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In March in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools

2
nights
Blackheath

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: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Blackheath trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Blackheath. Traveling from Fraser Island in March, things will get little chillier in Blackheath: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

4
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online day trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Off-Road Tours, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: highs in Cairns hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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