25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Vienna
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Vienna

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great Ocean Road. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Melbourne Gaol and Melbourne Laneways. We've also included these beaches for you: Half Moon Bay and Sandridge Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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Vienna, Austria to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vienna to Melbourne. Traveling from Vienna in December, things will get warmer in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
You've added Sydney Harbour Boat Tours, Blue Mountains Tours, Blue Ribbon Day Tours - Blue Mountain Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
days
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, learn about winemaking at Dryridge Estate, then get great views at Mount Blackheat Lookout, and finally Head underground at Jenolan Caves. Keep things going the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Bilpin Cider Company, learn about winemaking at Hillbilly Cider, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

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You can drive from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. January in Blue Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bilpin, Blackheath, Dryridge Estate, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Jenolan Caves
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider

2
days
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 7th (Mon), tee off at Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf, enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, then trek along Coastal walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Breakwall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Pilot Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Long Point Vineyard.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Port Macquarie. While traveling from Blue Mountains National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Pilot Beach
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Four Mile Beach. Get some cultural insight at St Monica's Cathedral and Michael Seebeck Gallery. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, about 44 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in January, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Residency, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, stop by Tjanpi Desert Weavers, then browse the exhibits of Talapi, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

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Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cottesloe Beach and Swan River. Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and All Saints Anglican Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

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You can fly from Alice Springs to Perth in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alice Springs to Perth. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alice Springs in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, All Saints Anglican Church, Scarborough Beach, Tyler's Vineyard, Cottesloe Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach

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