34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+4
train + subway + train + Fly + shuttle:  27​h
1
Port Douglas
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Wollombi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + foot:  31​h
End: Birmingham

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Daintree Tea), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas route planning app .

Birmingham, UK to Port Douglas is an approximately 27-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in January, things will get much hotter in Port Douglas: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Wollombi.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Daintree, Trinity Beach, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

6
nights
Wollombi

Wollombi ©
Wollombi is a small village in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wollombi: Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head), Lithgow (Queen Elizabeth Park, Glow Worm Tunnel, & more) and Convict Trail (in Wisemans Ferry). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Harkham Wines, admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Avoca Beach.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wollombi trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Douglas to Wollombi. Traveling from Port Douglas in January, expect Wollombi to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollombi

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Lithgow, Terrigal, Convict Trail, Lucy's Run Wines
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 17:
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave
Waverley Estate ©
Waverley Estate

10
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Katoomba (The Three Sisters & The Giant Stairway), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wollombi to Sydney takes 2 hours. In January in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Northern Beaches Rockhouse, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 27:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
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 National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, make a trip to Field of Light, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in January: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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