21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Visit Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Four Mile Beach) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands.

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Copenhagen, Denmark to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in April, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

0
days
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
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Fly from Cairns to Darwin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in April, you will find days in Darwin are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

1
day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 23rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

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You can fly from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Darwin, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

1
day
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Lincoln National Park.

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Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Clovelly. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 27th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Nielsen Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Exmouth online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sydney to Exmouth by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Exmouth to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Caversham Wildlife Park and Scarborough Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and admire the striking features of Central Park.

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Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in April, things will get a bit cooler in Perth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Trigg Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison, Scarborough Beach, Talijancich Wines
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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