21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Noosa
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  11​h
9
Dunsborough
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: London

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Michaelmas Cay.

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London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from London in November, expect Cairns to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum
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Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast road trip site .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Gold Coast in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in November, things will get a bit cooler in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fingal Head Lighthouse, New Govardhana Australia
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New Govardhana Australia ©
New Govardhana Australia
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Everglades, wander the streets of Hastings Street, and then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

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Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take a stroll through The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Noosa to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, trek along Coastal walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and finally explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie sightseeing planner .

Fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 20°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Parks, #Trails, #Wildlife
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Runnymede, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Claremont House.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hobart route planner.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Hobart in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Port Macquarie in November, Hobart is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Claremont House, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Claremont House ©
Claremont House

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Little Sahara, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, then kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Will's Rare Breeds Farm.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hobart to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

4
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Point and Smiths Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Cape Grace Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Giants Cave (in Forest Grove) and Brown Hill Estate (in Rosa Brook). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Injidup Beach, learn about winemaking at Tassell Park Wines, explore the activities along Geographe Bay, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Dunsborough tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Dunsborough by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 11 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kangaroo Island to Dunsborough due to the time zone difference. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dunsborough

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Brown Hill Estate, Giants Cave
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Geographe Bay ©
Geographe Bay
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Smiths Beach ©
Smiths Beach

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