39 days in Australia Itinerary

39 days in Australia Itinerary

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39 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
2
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
+4
train + foot + Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h 15​min
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
10
Margaret River
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Manchester

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Broome Historical Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cable Beach. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, look for gifts at Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Broome day trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Broome is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Broome is 8 hours. When traveling from Manchester in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Broome, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Litchfield National Park. Spend the 7th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin vacation maker .

Fly from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome to Darwin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Broome in July since evenings lows in Darwin dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trinity Beach and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Palm Cove Beach. Spend the 12th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 9th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairns holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in July, you will find days in Cairns are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coastal walk. Get outdoors at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie and Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf. Take a break from Port Macquarie with a short trip to Hat Head National Park in Hat Head, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse and identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner .

Getting from Cairns to Port Macquarie by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cairns in July, plan for much colder days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 13°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hat Head National Park
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday maker site .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Mait's Rest and Hugs Across The Cosmos. Take a break from the city and head to London Bridge and Loch Ard Gorge. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at The Razorback, and explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Port Campbell fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Sydney to Port Campbell takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Mait's Rest, Hugs Across The Cosmos
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Flinders Chase National Park. Visiting Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Stokes Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre and Talapi. Explore hidden gems such as Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape of Finke Gorge National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip site .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. July in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Valley of the Winds and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, get great views at Uluru, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jewel Cave. Visiting Mammoth Cave and Lake Cave will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta), Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, & more) and Bunbury Farmers Market (in Bunbury). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, admire all the interesting features of Caves Road, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Margaret River in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Margaret River is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Augusta, Boranup, Binningup Beach
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 7:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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