30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
7
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 3rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns route builder app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Cairns. Traveling from Zurich in November, things will get much warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 7th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take some stellar pictures from Trinity Bay Lookout, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas online route planner .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

Find out how to plan Sydney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and get great views at Uluru.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for much hotter days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
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. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 28th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden and then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Swan River and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perth travel site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Perth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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