22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Doncaster
Fly:  28​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
Doncaster

5
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Clontarf Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder .

Doncaster, UK to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Doncaster to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doncaster in November, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

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#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Fraser Island trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns tour builder app .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Cairns. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

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You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairns in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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