12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  9​h
Jabiru
— Few hours
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  8​h
Broome
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: London

2
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.
On the 16th (Sun), take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

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You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

2
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.
On the 20th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online journey planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

few
hours
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, and then contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Jabiru by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Broome day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Broome takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September in Broome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): Head underground at Lake Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, then kick back and relax at Surfers Point, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online holiday builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Mammoth Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

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