30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner

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Perth
— 7 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Adelaide
— 5 nights
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Perth
— 7 nights
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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: Cohunu Wildlife park (in Byford), Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). 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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Find places to stay Jan 11 — 18:

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 Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Perth to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. 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 · Tours

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 Valley of the Winds. Visiting Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga 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

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

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Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:

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 Rundle Mall. Get outdoors at Brighton Beach and Cleland Wildlife Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planning tool.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, Adelaide is little chillier than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:

Perth

— 7 nights

City of Light

Escape the urban bustle at Rockingham Beach and Scarborough 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: Penguin Island (in Rockingham) and Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle). Explore Perth further: enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, walk around Hyde Park, stroll through City 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.