22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jenolan Caves and Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary app .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Jenolan Caves
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then browse the exhibits of Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online travel route planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adelaide Central Market and Island Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Drift On Bliss (in American River), Browns Beach (in Kangaroo Island) and Granite Island (in Victor Harbor). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and have fun at Thorndon Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip builder app .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kangaroo Island, Drift On Bliss, Thorndon Park, Cleland Wildlife Park, Granite Island
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Island Beach ©
Island Beach

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alice Springs Desert Park and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect nights in Alice Springs to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
Finke Gorge National Park ©
Finke Gorge National Park

6
nights
Cairns

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Agincourt Reef. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). Spend the 29th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground.

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You can fly from Alice Springs to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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