22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Edmonton
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Blue Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Edmonton

3
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Sydney, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

3
days
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Blue Mountains National Park: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Leura (Leura Cascades, Sublime Point Lookout, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, head outdoors with Evans Lookout, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Blue Mountains National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Blue Mountains National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Jenolan Caves, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Jenolan Caves
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

5
days
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blue Mountains National Park to Melbourne. When traveling from Blue Mountains National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
days
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the exciting artwork at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more). Spend the 19th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planning website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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