32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive
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Leura
— 3 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Barcelona

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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.
Melbourne is known for sightseeing, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

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Barcelona, Spain to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Sydney.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney driving holiday planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Leura.
Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Leura — 3 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. When in Leura, make a side trip to see Bilpin Cider Company in Bilpin, approximately Bilpin away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, get outside with Evans Lookout, get great views at The Three Sisters, and take in the pleasant sights at Gordon Falls Lookout.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Leura online road trip planner.

Drive from Sydney to Leura in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, plan for little chillier nights in Leura, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, hike along Kuniya Walk, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Leura, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Cairns.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Cairns — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 17th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online trip planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August: highs in Cairns hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Cape Tribulation — 3 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.
Step out of Cape Tribulation to go to Daintree and see Photography Tours, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, trot along with a tour on horseback, and take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 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.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, relax and rejuvenate at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mossman Gorge Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas road trip planner.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 5 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and stroll through Anbangbang Billabong.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:

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.