34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
5
Leura
— 2 nights
6
Noosa
— 2 nights
7
Cairns
— 3 nights
8
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
9
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights

6
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Animal Tracks Safari, don't miss a visit to Ubirr, stroll through Bardedjilidji Walk, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder website.

Julia Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 19.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Julia Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Arnhemlander 4WD Cultural Tour ©
Arnhemlander 4WD Cultural Tour

3
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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, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, test your problem-solving skills at EscapeXperience, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

EscapeXperience
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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EscapeXperience ©
EscapeXperience
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
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Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, then take some stellar pictures from Elysian Rock Lookout, and finally go for a walk through Gordon Falls Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at The Three Sisters, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bilpin Cider Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Hillbilly Cider.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Leura trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Leura when traveling from Sydney in August, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Leura

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bilpin, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls, Gallery Blackheath
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

2
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 19th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Artisans Gallery, examine the collection at Yandina Historic House, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry, and finally head outdoors with Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters. On the next day, add some adventure to your tour with Kayak Noosa, indulge in some personalized pampering at Essential Bodywork, and then head off-road at Noosa 2 Fraser 4WD Beach Hire.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Noosa trip maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Leura to Noosa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Yandina, Artisans Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:
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Essential Bodywork ©
Essential Bodywork
Kayak Noosa ©
Kayak Noosa
Noosa 2 Fraser 4WD Beach Hire ©
Noosa 2 Fraser 4WD Beach Hire

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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.
Spend the 21st (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cairns online tour builder.

Fly from Noosa to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Spas

5
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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.
Spend the 24th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 26th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at With Sugar, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
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Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures ©
Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Tribulation: Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree). The adventure continues: see D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, take a memorable tour with Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours, and relax and float downstream with Ocean Safari.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation travel planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Daintree Discovery Centre, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:
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Ocean Safari ©
Ocean Safari
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours ©
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours

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