30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+2
Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Sydney
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 4 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Cairns — 3 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 22nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip planning site.

Lahore, Pakistan to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Lahore to Cairns, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lahore in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.
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Cape Tribulation — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Daintree Entomological museum, then experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, then stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 3 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.
On the 27th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas vacation builder site.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.
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Fraser Island — 4 nights

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Fraser Island Day Spa, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, and contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island road trip site.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In October, Fraser Island is slightly colder than Port Douglas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sydney.
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Sydney — 4 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip site.

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. While traveling from Fraser Island, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Katoomba.
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Katoomba — 4 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Windyridge Garden (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, hike along Prince Henry Cliff Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Narrow Neck Trail.

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Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 13th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Katoomba in November; daily highs in Melbourne reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, go for a walk through Mala Walk, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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