21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  20​h
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
London

2
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at The University of Western Australia, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then don't miss a visit to St Patrick's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, explore the activities along Swan River, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth journey planning site .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth. When traveling from London in December, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Perth: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
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Fremantle Prison
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Swan River

2
days
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, and then kick back and relax at Twilight Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Esperance takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in December, you will find days in Esperance are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Esperance

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
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Blue Haven Beach

1
day
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 17th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Esperance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Esperance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Esperance in December, things will get a bit warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 42°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation builder website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Gum Tree Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide online holiday maker .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Old Gum Tree Reserve, The Cedars
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Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Cedars ©
The Cedars
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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