30 days in Oceania Itinerary

30 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taupo, New Zealand
— 2 nights
2
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
3
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 3 nights
4
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
5
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 3 nights
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 2 nights
8
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia
— 4 nights

2
nights
Taupo, New Zealand

The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
Taupo is known for nature, adventure, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Huka Falls Walkway, explore the galleries of Lava Glass, find something for the whole family at Mind Junction, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Taupo online trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Taupo is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 12 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Taupo

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
On the 6th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of The Remarkables Ski Area. On the 7th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Coronet Peak. The adventure continues: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Queenstown planner.

Traveling by flight from Taupo to Queenstown takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Winter Sports Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
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The Remarkables Ski Area ©
The Remarkables Ski Area
Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown

3
nights
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Change things up with a short trip to Bowen Falls in Milford Sound (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mitre Peak, hike along The Chasm Walk, identify plant and animal life at Te Anau Bird Sanctuary, and explore the activities along Milford Sound.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Te Anau trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Te Anau in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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Mitre Peak ©
Mitre Peak
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Lake Te Anau ©
Lake Te Anau

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Te Anau to Sydney in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Te Anau to Sydney, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
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 museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building, don't miss a visit to Fitzroy Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday website.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

2
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas is 0.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Port Douglas when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Cairns with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, get great views at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, and identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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