26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Katoomba
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 2 nights

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Cairns

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.
On the 18th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cairns Aquarium, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary builder site.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Cairns is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in March, expect Cairns to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see the world from above with GBR Helicopters -Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:
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The Deep Retreat & Deep Yoga Studio ©
The Deep Retreat & Deep Yoga Studio
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Brisbane holiday app.

Getting from Port Douglas to Brisbane by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Brisbane is slightly colder than Port Douglas - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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nights
Sydney

Sydney ©

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder app.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba to go to Faulconbridge and see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, trek along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Katoomba online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, Katoomba is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

4
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Melbourne

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.
Dedicate the 3rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online trip builder.

Getting from Katoomba to Melbourne by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Katoomba in March, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Kuniya Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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Perth

Perth ©

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.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison. On the next day, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, enjoy some diversion at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. April in Perth sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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