30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
2
Darwin
— 3 nights
3
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
+4
train + foot + Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h 15​min
6
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
7
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Staircase To The Moon and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gantheaume Point. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

Make your Broome itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Manchester, UK to Broome is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in September, you will find days in Broome are warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Food Tours. Get outdoors at Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs Nature Park. Spend the 8th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin road trip planner .

Fly from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Broome in September since evenings lows in Darwin dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
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Speed Boats Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Helicopter Tours and Katherine Gorge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katherine Hot Springs and Edith Falls. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Katherine Outback Experience.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine travel planning tool .

You can drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Darwin in September: highs in Katherine hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
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Helicopter Tours
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walpa Gorge and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Take a break from the city and head to Valley of the Winds and Uluru Hiking Path. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning app .

Getting from Katherine to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Katherine in September, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru ©
Uluru

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Manly Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Blue Mountains). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, you will find days in Sydney are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Katoomba
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Mait's Rest and Erskine Falls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to London Bridge and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's much more to do: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Campbell, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sydney to Port Campbell by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Erskine Falls, Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Albany

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Middleton Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Little Beach and Greens Pool. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Emu Point, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albany trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Albany takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Albany due to the time zone difference. September in Albany sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sunflowers Animal Farm will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mammoth Cave and Lake Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Margaret River online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Ngilgi Cave, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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