29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 3 nights

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4
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Cairns

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.
Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker.

Barcelona, Spain to Cairns is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Cairns is 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Barcelona in February, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Myall Beach (in Cape Tribulation) and Diwan (Alexandra Bay Waterfall & Daintree Entomological museum). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, stop by Funstuff by Lynda, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney route maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Sydney by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Sydney is little chillier than Port Douglas - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online journey maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

1
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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 15th (Sun), get great views at Winter Hill Lookout, then kick back and relax at Fishery Bay, and then deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Eco Tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Lincoln tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout

3
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
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, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, make a trip to Field of Light, trek along Kuniya Walk, and shop like a local with Walkatjara Art Uluru.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Port Lincoln to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Go for a jaunt from Perth to Fremantle to see Fremantle Prison about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perth online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March; daily highs in Perth reach 34°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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