29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour itinerary planner

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Drive
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Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Broome
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Broome
— 1 night
Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Port Campbell

— 3 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Take a break from the city and head to Loch Ard Gorge and Gibsons Steps. Venture out of the city with trips to Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles and make a trip to The Grotto.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Adelaide to Port Campbell is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Sydney

— 2 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and Justice & Police Museum. Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Campbell to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Valley of the Winds. Step off the beaten path and head to Uluru Hiking Path and Lungkata Walk. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner.

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 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. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Sydney in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Jaques Coffee Plantation in Mareeba, approximately Mareeba away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Australian Leather Company.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairns sightseeing tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Port Douglas

— 3 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.
Head to Ngarru Gallery and With Sugarfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Agincourt Reef. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

Darwin

— 3 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crocosaurus Cove and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Defence of Darwin Experience and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Darwin trip builder app.

Getting from Port Douglas to Darwin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Port Douglas in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 3 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

Broome

— 1 night

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip maker app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome is minus 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

Margaret River

— 2 nights
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Cave and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and JahRoc Galleries. When in Margaret River, make a side trip to see Jewel Cave in Augusta, approximately Augusta away. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Albany

— 2 nights
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Albany holiday planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Albany sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Australia travel guide

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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.