23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  27​h
1
Canberra
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
6
Faulconbridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Ottawa

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, ponder the world of politics at High Court of Australia, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Canberra online vacation planner .

Ottawa, Canada to Canberra is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Canberra is 15 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Ottawa in March: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 30°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and Immigration Museum. Old Melbourne Gaol and Trinity College Chapel will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Pinball Paradise, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne sightseeing website .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
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.
On the 15th (Fri), appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

Plan my trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, then do a tasting at Olive Farm Wines, then learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Anglican Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, expect Perth to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Perth

#Historic Sites, #Wineries, #Parks

Side Trips

Millendon, Fremantle Prison, All Saints Anglican Church, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Nourlangie Rock and Cahills Crossing are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, make a trip to Mirrai Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, and admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jabiru using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Jabiru. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
nights
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Faulconbridge is a village located in the Blue Mountains 77 km west of Sydney, New South Wales and is 450 metres above sea level. Popular historic sites such as The National Pass and The Australiana Pioneer Village are in your itinerary. Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Lennox Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faulconbridge: The Nook (in Leura), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & The Three Sisters) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Jenolan Caves, get outside with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Hartley Historic Village.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Faulconbridge trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jabiru to Faulconbridge. In March in Faulconbridge, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, The Nook, The Australiana Pioneer Village, Gallery Blackheath, Lennox Bridge
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Popular historic sites such as Justice & Police Museum and Vaucluse House are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip site .

You can drive from Faulconbridge to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Vaucluse House
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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