37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly to Sydney, Train to Katoomba
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Katoomba
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Top Gun Tours (in West Swan) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, zoom along the surf with Jetsurf Perth, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth route builder site.

Cork, Ireland to Perth is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Cork to Perth. Traveling from Cork in March, expect Perth to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · 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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in March, things will get a bit warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
Dedicate the 12th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne holiday planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba to go to Faulconbridge and see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Wentworth Falls Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and trek along The Giant Stairway.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, wander the streets of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Caloundra Jet Ski, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery.

Start your trip to Brisbane by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 30th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online trip builder.

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in March, Cairns is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio, identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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.