29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Perth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dunsborough
— 1 night
Fly
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Blackheath
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Blackheath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly
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Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Ferry to Hamilton Island, Fly to Cairns
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Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Perth — 2 nights

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 30th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at WA Shipwrecks Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip maker app.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Perth is 8 hours. Traveling from London in October, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dunsborough.
Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:

Dunsborough — 1 night

Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at All Sea Charters and then indulge your senses at Margaret River Unplugged.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Dunsborough trip planner.

Drive from Perth to Dunsborough in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.
Tours · Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Melbourne — 3 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

You can fly from Dunsborough to Melbourne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dunsborough to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Make your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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 November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.
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Blackheath — 3 nights

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackheath side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Wentworth Falls Lookout, get outside with Blue Mountains Biking Adventures, and make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Blackheath online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Blackheath. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect Blackheath to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

Sydney — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and stop by Sydney Fish Market.

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You can drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. When traveling from Blackheath in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Lord Howe Island.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

Lord Howe Island — 2 nights

Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then stroll through Lagoon Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Brisbane.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Brisbane — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, then walk around South Bank Parklands, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, then stroll through Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brisbane attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Airlie Beach.
Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks
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Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Airlie Beach — 1 night

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): race across the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach online tour planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in November, Airlie Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Cairns — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Palm Cove Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and finally trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Port Douglas.
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Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

Port Douglas — 4 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Cape Tribulation Beach & Dubuji Boardwalk). Spend the 23rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Four Mile Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sat).
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Australia travel guide

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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.