34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  26 h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
drive:  3 h
2
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Lamington National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Darwin
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
7
Albany
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
9
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Amsterdam

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night
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.
On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Opal Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane online holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Brisbane is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Brisbane. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Brisbane, with lows around 11°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums
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Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Step out of the city life by going to Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Fraser Island travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In August, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

4
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Green Mountain Camp Site and Nightcap National Park. Get in touch with nature at O'Reillys Birds of Prey and Lamington National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lamington National Park: Mount Alford (Kooroomba Vineyards and Lavender Farm & Scenic Rim Brewery), Canungra (Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians & Sarabah National Park) and Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard (in Bunjurgen).

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lamington National Park trip website.

Explore your travel options from Fraser Island to Lamington National Park with the Route module. August in Lamington National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Alford, Canungra, Darlington Park, Nightcap National Park, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
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Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Green Mountain Camp Site ©
Green Mountain Camp Site
Nightcap National Park ©
Nightcap National Park

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Sydney Harbour Circle Walk. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

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

Explore your travel options from Lamington National Park to Sydney with the Route module. Traveling from Lamington National Park in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
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.
Let the collections at Darwin Military Museum and Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah capture your imagination. Visiting East Point Reserve and Mindil Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve in Humpty Doo, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Parliament House, look for all kinds of wild species at Casuarina Coastal Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Darwin journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Darwin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much hotter, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Parliament House ©
Parliament House

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then grab your bike and head to Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Women's Museum of Australia & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and then head outdoors with Simpsons Gap.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in August, expect nights in Alice Springs to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
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Araluen Cultural Precinct ©
Araluen Cultural Precinct
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park

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nights
Albany

Albany ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Anzac Centre and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum. Visit Princess Royal Fortress and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Walpole (Circular Pool, Coalmine Beach, &more) and Denmark (Lights Beach, Elephant Rocks, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Albany Heritage Park, explore the activities along King George Sound, and kick back and relax at Goode Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Albany online route planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Albany in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Alice Springs to Albany, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Alice Springs in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 9:
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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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.
Get outdoors at Uluru and Valley of the Winds. Appreciate the collections at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, make a trip to Field of Light, hike along Kuniya Walk, and explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 1.5 hours. When traveling from Albany in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You will leave for Broome on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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Broome

Broome ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Broome Historical Museum and Broome Town Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral and SSJG Heritage Centre Broome. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, explore the galleries of Broome Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Chinese Cemetery, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Broome by flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Broome. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, with highs in Broome at 38°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

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