37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Cairns
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Fascene Airport

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the ancient world of Ubirr, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary site.

Nosy Be, Madagascar to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 132-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from Nosy Be to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

4
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach, Palm Cove Beach, &more). Spend the 2nd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, stroll through The Blue Arrow Circuit, take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands, and take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

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. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In September in Cairns, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre & Walu Wugirriga Lookout). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation journey maker site.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

4
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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, stop by With Sugar, and get outside with The Bump Track.

To see photos and more tourist information, read Port Douglas road trip website.

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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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, trek along Kuniya Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Port Douglas in September, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

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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.
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, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, plan for cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 20°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney vacation planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Bilpin (Pine Crest Orchard, Hillbilly Cider, &more) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: get great views at The Three Sisters, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and admire all the interesting features of Wentworth Falls Lookout.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Katoomba journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for little chillier nights in Katoomba, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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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.