32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
5
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
7
Sydney
— 4 nights

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at St. Kilda Beach and Trin Warren Tam-boore. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in September, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Walpa Gorge. Uluru and Valley of the Winds are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Mamukala Wetlands. Get a sense of the local culture at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Atherton Tablelands. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove, about 34 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip site.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: 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 October in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Trinity Beach, Barron Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thornton Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Photography Tours and Daintree Entomological museum. Take a break from Cape Tribulation with a short trip to Walu Wugirriga Lookout in Cow Bay, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, hike along Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Daintree
Highlights from your plan
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Photography Tours
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Ngarru Gallery. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, play a few rounds at Port Douglas Golf Tours, head outdoors with The Bump Track, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. The adventure continues: stop by The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning app.

Getting from Port Douglas to Sydney by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in October; daily highs in Sydney reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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