20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Buenos Aires
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
Buenos Aires

4
days
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Sydney is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 13 hours. August in Sydney sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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Bondi Beach

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Exhibition Building, take a stroll through Melbourne Central, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online vacation builder .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

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St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
days
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.
On the 15th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonga Beach, then do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

4
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get some cultural insight at Ubirr and Yellow Water. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru road trip app .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
days
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 21st (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Cairns in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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