30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
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Sydney
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Adelaide
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Perth
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Perth

— 7 nights

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Rockingham Beach and South Beach Recreation Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Swan River and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets) and Cohunu Wildlife park (in Byford). It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from London to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Sydney

— 5 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Coogee Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook in Glenbrook--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Sydney takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Sydney is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Visiting Valley of the Winds and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre will get you outdoors. There's more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Adelaide

— 5 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at South Australian Museum and Holy Trinity Church. Get outdoors at Brighton Beach and Cleland Wildlife Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, with highs in Adelaide at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:

Perth

— 7 nights

City of Light

Escape the urban bustle at Rockingham Beach and City Beach. Get some cultural insight at All Saints Anglican Church and St. Mary's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle) and Penguin Island (in Rockingham). Explore Perth further: enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, walk around Hyde Park, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, and pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Perth road trip website.

Getting from Adelaide to Perth by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.