22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h 45​min
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

7
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and Olive Farm Wines. We've included these beaches for you: Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle) and Illusionary Art (in Herne Hill). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Fig Tree Estate, take an in-depth tour of The Sacred India Gallery, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth. In July, Perth is slightly colder than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Millendon, Fremantle, The Sacred India Gallery, Scarborough Beach, Upper Reach Winery
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): hike along Esplanade Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Cairns is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in July: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

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

4
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and West End. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise to see Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment, and explore the world behind art at GOMA.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in August: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Surfers Paradise
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Manly Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will thrill your kids. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Pulpit Rock Lookout in Blue Mountains National Park, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, identify plant and animal life at Green Point Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

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Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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