31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Train to London Euston, Fly to Cairns
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Palm Cove
— 6 nights
Fly
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Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly
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Lord Howe Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tanunda
— 7 nights
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport

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Palm Cove

— 6 nights
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
We've included these beaches for you: Trinity Beach and Four Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, &more) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Cairns). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Cove trip itinerary maker site.

Manchester, UK to Palm Cove is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect Palm Cove to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:

Whitsunday Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island vacation builder website.

You can fly from Palm Cove to Whitsunday Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Cove in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Whitsunday Island, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

Sydney

— 10 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, awaken your taste buds at The Grape Escape, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Whitsunday Island in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 18:

Lord Howe Island

— 4 nights
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
You'll get in some beach time at Lagoon Beach and Ned's Beach. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island travel planning site.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Tanunda.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:

Tanunda

— 7 nights
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Tanunda is known for wineries, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Langmeil Winery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tanunda online travel route planner.

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Tanunda in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lord Howe Island to Tanunda. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 29:

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.