31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + ferry:  5​h 45​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  8​h
4
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London


4
nights
Cairns

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.
Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Village Herberton and Spy & Camera Museum. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Kuranda to see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairns online road trip planner .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Herberton, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

1
night
Port Douglas

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas attractions planner .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On your second day here, kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry from Port Douglas to Airlie Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, expect nights in Airlie Beach to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off toNoosa.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kings Beach and Noosa Main Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Noosa National Park and Mooloolaba Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Noosa trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Airlie Beach to Noosa in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

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You can drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in the views from Richmond Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Battery Point.

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You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in July; daily highs in Hobart reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

3
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Alice Springs takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in July: highs in Alice Springs hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

5
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Berry Springs Nature Park and Darwin Aviation Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Nomad Art Gallery and Defence of Darwin Experience. When in Darwin, make a side trip to see Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 11th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Darwin route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Darwin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in July: highs in Darwin hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park

5
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Broome Historical Museum and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Broome Town Beach and Cable Beach. Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, explore the galleries of Broome Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Broome trip builder website .

Getting from Darwin to Broome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Broome. Traveling from Darwin in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Broome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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