32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation planner
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Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Leura
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Leura
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
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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. Your inner history buff will appreciate The National Pass and Saint Bonaventure's Church. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Lost Bear Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leura: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, view the masterpieces at Falls Gallery, contemplate the long history of Leura Post Office, and admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leura trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Leura is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Leura. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in Leura reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 6 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore ATTY Gallery and Hawkesbury Regional Gallery. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Windsor (Hawkesbury Regional Museum & St Mathews Church), Sophie Tea Art (in Manly) and The Australiana Pioneer Village (in Wilberforce). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, and steep yourself in history at The Rocks Discovery Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Leura in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly 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.
Head to Melbourne Central and Printmaker Galleryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and National Vietnam Veterans Museum. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Wildlife Coast Cruises in Cowes, approximately Cowes away. Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Australian Print Workshop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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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.
Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Mutitjulu Waterhole. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, go for a walk through Mala Walk, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 5 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get in touch with nature at Maguk Gorge and Ubirr. Let the collections at Marrawuddi Arts & Culture and Warradjan Cultural Centre capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Yellow Water Cruises, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, take some stellar pictures from Nawurlandja Lookout, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mirray Lookout.

Plan trip to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Cairns.
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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. It doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Billy Tea Safaris.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns is 0.5 hours. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 5 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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Daintree Entomological museum will get you outdoors. Floravilla Ice Cream Factory and Daintree Discovery Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Mount Alexandra Lookout in Cape Tribulation (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

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You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
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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