30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Darwin
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Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hervey Bay
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly
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Albany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 3 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Jerusalem

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Darwin — 2 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Crocosaurus Cove and Defence of Darwin Experience. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Speed Boats Tours. There's more to do: cool off at Darwin Waterfront.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Darwin trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Darwin is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Darwin, you'll lose 7.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jerusalem in October: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Mutitjulu Waterhole. Escape the urban bustle at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, get a dose of the wild on Uluru Astro Tour, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Darwin in October since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mossman Gorge Centre and Agincourt Reef. Escape the urban bustle at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Port Douglas, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.
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Cairns — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Palm Cove Beach and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Spas in Palm Cove, approximately Palm Cove away. Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Billy Tea Safaris, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip app.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly to Hervey Bay.
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Hervey Bay — 3 nights

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Esplanade. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hinkler Hall of Aviation and Off-Road Tours. Step out of Hervey Bay with an excursion to Bundaberg Rum Distillery in Bundaberg--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at The Pier.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hervey Bay trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Hervey Bay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in October; daily highs in Hervey Bay reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bondi to Coogee Walk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Hervey Bay to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to fly to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 3 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Take a break from the city and head to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Off-Road Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Emu Ridge Eucalyptus. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari and sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island day trip website.

You can fly from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Albany.
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Albany — 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Visiting Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk and The Gap and Natural Bridge will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Greens Pool in Denmark (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Albany takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Margaret River.
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Margaret River — 3 nights

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Cave and Food Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Jewel Cave and Mammoth Cave. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and shop like a local with JahRoc Galleries.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Margaret River day trip app.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Gardens
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.
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