29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights

6
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 Opera House and The Rocks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Quarantine Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, visit Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder tool.

Santiago, Chile to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Sydney is 14 hours. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Get outdoors at Ned's Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, see Off-Road Tours, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Cairns. In February in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Tranquility Falls (in Daintree), Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Port Douglas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tranquility Falls, Mossman Gorge Centre, Thornton Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Mutitjulu Waterhole. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Field of Light, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planner.

Fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in February: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and German Lutheran Trinity Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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