21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gdansk
Fly:  34​h
1
Kakadu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Gdansk

2
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
On the 18th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kakadu National Park online day trip planner .

Gdansk, Poland to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Gdansk to Kakadu National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

#Wildlife, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kakadu National Park to Cape Tribulation with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

2
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas tour itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

3
nights
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 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In October, daytime highs in Cairns are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

1
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 26th (Fri): explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip website .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 39°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 18°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday maker app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 3rd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth itinerary planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in November, with highs in Perth at 33°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Bells Rapids Park
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Bells Rapids Park ©
Bells Rapids Park

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