31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  26​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  11​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  15​h 30​min
3
Townsville
— 1 night
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
5
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
7
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
9
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Milan

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Cable Beach. Get in touch with nature at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge and Gantheaume Point. Spend the 19th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, browse the exhibits of The Courthouse Collection, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Broome tour planner .

Milan, Italy to Broome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Milan in August, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Broome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Great Ocean Walk and Johanna Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Mait's Rest and London Bridge. Take a break from Port Campbell with a short trip to Little Aire Falls in Beech Forest, about 58 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's much more to do: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles, and explore the striking landscape at The Razorback.

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Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Broome to Port Campbell takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Johanna Beach, Little Aire Falls, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

1
night
Townsville

Townsville
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Copperfield Gorge, stroll through Castle Hill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Strand. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Billabong Sanctuary and then trek along Alligator Falls Track.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Townsville online trip builder .

Getting from Port Campbell to Townsville by combination of bus and flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Townsville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Copperfield Gorge, Alligator Falls Track
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
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Castle Hill
Castle Hill
The Strand ©
The Strand
Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary

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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Cairns travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Townsville to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Daintree National Park and Spas & Wellness. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Mossman Gorge. Spend the 30th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Safaris

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Port Douglas in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then get great views at Anzac Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. September in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Tours
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
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.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Canal Rocks. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Alice Springs to Margaret River takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alice Springs to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cowaramup Bay
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sunflowers Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Relax by the water at Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Shothole Canyon. Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth route builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Mandu Mandu Gorge ©
Mandu Mandu Gorge

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