21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
4
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brussels

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Ubirr and Maguk Gorge. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock.

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Brussels, Belgium to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Brussels to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing

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night
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 16th (Fri): get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Shaolin Junk Cruises will get you outdoors. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 44 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip builder tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Take a break from the city and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Dubuji Boardwalk. You'll get in some beach time at Myall Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach. Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's more to do: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation travel app .

Traveling by combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. August in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

3
nights
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mowbray National Park will get you outdoors. Spend the 25th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mowbray National Park ©
Mowbray National Park

few
hours
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 27th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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