37 days in Australia Itinerary

37 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 1 night
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Adelaide
— 3 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Perth — 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). The adventure continues: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Perth online attractions planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 3 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Nawurlandja Lookout, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take a tour by water with Yellow Water Cruises, and view the masterpieces at Marrawuddi Arts & Culture.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly to Port Douglas.
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Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:

Port Douglas — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas. In March, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Cairns — 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 4th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, explore the world behind art at KickArts Contemporary Arts, and look for all kinds of wild species at Billy Tea Safaris.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cairns using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.
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Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:

Airlie Beach — 1 night

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 8th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Airlie Beach tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Airlie Beach, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Brisbane.
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Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:

Brisbane — 4 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Fishermans Road Market (in Diddillibah) and Shelly Beach (in Caloundra). There's much more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, stroll through Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and sample the tasty concoctions at Ballistic Beer Co.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planning app.

You can fly from Airlie Beach to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Airlie Beach in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Brisbane, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:

Sydney — 5 nights

The Harbour City

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Hobart.
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Find places to stay Mar 12 — 17:

Hobart — 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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 18th (Sat): get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get a sense of history and politics at General Post Office. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Convict Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hobart online road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Hobart at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.
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Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

Melbourne — 5 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Wine Compass (in Mt Martha) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in March, you will find days in Melbourne are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Adelaide.
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Find places to stay Mar 19 — 24:

Adelaide — 3 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dedicate the 26th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Adelaide online travel route planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and get a dose of the wild on Uluru Astro Tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Adelaide in March, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:

Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · 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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Kakadu National Park travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Geologic Formations
In Australia's biggest national park you'll find rugged escarpments, lush rainforest and rock art galleries up to 20,000 years old. Learn about Aboriginal culture from traditional owners the Bininj/Mungguy people, take in thundering waterfalls and witness millions of migratory birds among the wetlands. Experience Kakadu's magic in six dramatically different seasons. International flights arrive directly into Darwin from many global hubs. From the airport it's about a three hour drive by car to Kakadu National Park. Follow the Nature's Way route from Darwin for a longer adventure through the Top End.

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Cairns Region travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Water Sports · Hiking Trails
An area defined by its close relationship with the ocean and its focus on the beach-going lifestyle, Cairns Region has a picture-postcard aesthetic that combines favorably with a relaxed, down-to-earth atmosphere. A relative small slither of land--4,135 sq km (1,597 sq mi)--the region nevertheless boasts a large number of attractive beaches, coastal enclaves, scenic towns, and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. The region revolves around the economic prosperity of its immaculate capital, the city of Cairns.
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Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Mountains · Art Museums
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.
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