34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton
Fly:  24 h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
5
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Faulconbridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Edmonton

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and Village Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Samurai Gallery Australia. Spend the 27th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Underart Gallery, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and stroll around Anzac Park.

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Edmonton, Canada to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Edmonton to Cairns. Traveling from Edmonton in October, things will get much hotter in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Village Herberton, Village Gallery
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Village Gallery ©
Village Gallery

3
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.
Daintree Discovery Centre and Daintree Entomological museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, look for gifts at With Sugar, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. October in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Daintree Discovery Centre
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get some cultural insight at Maguk Gorge and Motor Car Falls. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and trek along Bardedjilidji Walk.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Warradjan Cultural Centre ©
Warradjan Cultural Centre

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art will appeal to museum buffs. Uluru and Valley of the Winds are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and finally admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thenget engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Adelaide are much colder (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Tours Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, thenget curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hobart attractions planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Hobart due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Adelaide in November, with highs in Hobart at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum. Sovereign Hill and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Hobart in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Visit Shoalhaven River Gorge and St John the Baptist Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Australian War Memorial and Questacon. Step out of Canberra with an excursion to Garroorigang Historic Home in Goulburn--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, admire the striking features of National Museum of Australia, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, and contemplate the long history of Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Canberra trip builder site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Canberra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Shoalhaven River Gorge, Garroorigang Historic Home
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

3
nights
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Let the collections at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at The National Pass and Blackfellows Hand Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faulconbridge: Day FIne Art (in Blackheath), Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves).

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Faulconbridge attractions app.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Faulconbridge takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Canberra in November: high temperatures in Faulconbridge hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Day FIne Art, Wentworth Falls, Lennox Bridge
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks, get a new perspective on nature at Australian Museum, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney planner.

Traveling by car from Faulconbridge to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Faulconbridge in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum

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