29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Broome
— 2 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights

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Sydney

Sydney ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Australian National Maritime Museum and Jason Ree. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Qantas Heritage Collection, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in July, expect nights in Sydney to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Beach
Bondi Beach
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like ArtVo and Bendigo Art Gallery. St Paul's Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Daylesford to see Spas about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, steep yourself in history at Cooks' Cottage, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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ArtVo
4.6

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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.
Attractions like Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Uluru make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru Hiking Path and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
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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.
Relax by the water at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Gap and Natural Bridge will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Albany trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect nights in Albany to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Greens Pool
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Broome

Broome ©

Yawuru Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then explore and take pictures at Gantheaume Point.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Albany to Broome takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Albany in July: highs in Broome hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Cable Beach
4.7

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Darwin

Darwin ©

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
You'll explore and learn at Defence of Darwin Experience and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Crocosaurus Cove and Darwin Aviation Museum. Step out of Darwin to go to Berry Springs and see Territory Wildlife Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Broome to Darwin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Broome to Darwin. Traveling from Broome in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mossman Gorge Centre and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Take a break from the city and head to Agincourt Reef and Safaris. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in July, you will find days in Port Douglas are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Agincourt Reef
4.5
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Opal Reef
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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at St Monica's Cathedral and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palm Cove Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, see Off-Road Tours, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cairns trip simple and quick.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Palm Cove Beach
4.5
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Trinity Beach
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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Gallery of Modern Art and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Step out of Brisbane to go to Robina and see Robina Town Centre, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, try out the rides at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and view the masterpieces at State Library Of Queensland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in July: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Coolangatta Beach
4.8

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