23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Edmonton

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney online route planner .

Edmonton, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Sydney is 17 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Edmonton in May, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne online journey planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

6
nights
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, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 16th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises, and browse the collection at Cairns Library.

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Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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