37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
5
Cairns
— 5 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
7
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Australia Zoo (in Beerwah), South Bank Parklands (in Brisbane) and Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Dreamworld, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker website.

Quebec City, Canada to Gold Coast is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Quebec City to Gold Coast, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in July; daily highs in Gold Coast reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, South Bank Parklands, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 8:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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.
Attractions like Sydney Opera House and Bondi to Coogee Walk make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Richmond to see Trees Adventure Grose River Park about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Trees Adventure Grose River Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Kids will enjoy Sovereign Hill and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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.
Bring the kids along to Uluru and Walpa Gorge. And it doesn't end there: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Planning Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns tour planning tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Sugarworld Waterpark, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Go for a jaunt from Port Douglas to Daintree to see Daintree Wild Zoo about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, and get outside with Port Douglas Microlights.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas online day trip planner.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Daintree Wild Zoo, Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 2:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

5
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Daintree Discovery Centre and Cow Bay Beach. Explore Cape Tribulation's surroundings by going to Daintree (Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Photography Tours), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation online attractions planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Daintree, Bloomfield Waterfall
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cow Bay Beach ©
Cow Bay Beach
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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