39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
3
Hervey Bay
— 3 nights
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
8
Cairns
— 3 nights
9
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
10
Port Douglas
— 4 nights

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 21st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey maker tool.

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in August, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Hervey Bay is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Whistle Stop Rail Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ocean Therapies Massage and Wellness Centre, and hike along Gallipoli to Armistice Military Trail.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hervey Bay online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hervey Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hervey Bay: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Maryborough
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum ©
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum
The Pier ©
The Pier

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, make a trip to K'gari, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island in 5 hours. August in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then walk around South Bank Parklands. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

Before you visit Brisbane, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

4
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, make a trip to Field of Light, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Ubirr. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Animal Tracks Safari, identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands, get a new perspective on things with Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, and explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

3
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Kuranda Rainforest Journeys (in Kuranda). Spend the 17th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight 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. In September in Cairns, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Kuranda Rainforest Journeys
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Cape Tribulation is known for adventure, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, and experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation vacation planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Safari ©
Ocean Safari
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm

4
nights
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.
Spend the 23rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas tour itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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