30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner
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Train to Copenhagen Airport, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hervey Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eumundi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Alice Springs, Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Port Douglas
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo

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Sydney — 4 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.
The Rocks and Lost Bear Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Gallery One88. Venture out of the city with trips to Leura Mall (in Leura) and Falls Gallery (in Wentworth Falls). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel route planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Malmo in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Hervey Bay.
Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

Hervey Bay — 3 nights

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Get some cultural insight at Elfotography Hervey Bay and Wide Bay Hospitals Museum. Head to Hervey Bay Regional Gallery and Mary Ryan'sfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pick up some local products at Maryborough Markets, view the masterpieces at Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere, and shop like a local with Ashleigh Manley Art Gallery Homewares & Gifts.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hervey Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hervey Bay, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Eumundi.
Outdoors · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Eumundi — 2 nights

Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stop by The Real McCaul, shop like a local with Artisans Gallery, get your bearings at Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, then shop like a local with Montville Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tina Cooper Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets and then get a taste of the local shopping with Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eumundi itinerary builder app.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Eumundi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Shopping · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Kuniya Walk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru Hiking Path and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, make a trip to Field of Light, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Eumundi to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Eumundi to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 6 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Animal Tracks Safari and Jim Jim Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guluyambi Cultural Cruise and Anbangbang Rock Shelter. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, stroll through Mamukala Wetlands, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, and get great views at Mirray Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll set off for Port Douglas on the 11th (Thu).
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:

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.
Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures and Ngarru Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. August in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): relax and float downstream with Ocean Safari, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, then learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and finally kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours and then see D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. August in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cairns.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Cairns — 3 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 18th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns and then stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at Billy Tea Safaris.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Australia travel guide

4.5
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.