31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights

5
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

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, take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach & Palm Cove Beach). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and stroll through The Blue Arrow Circuit.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairns sightseeing planner.

Fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. September in Cairns sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Earl Hill
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, play a few rounds at Port Douglas Golf Tours, stop by With Sugar, and take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Douglas travel planner.

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Port Douglas sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in September; daily highs in Brisbane reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation builder website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip maker site.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
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 pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, trek along Kuniya Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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