25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 16th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in April, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Spend the 19th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 20th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, choose your vessel at Port Douglas Boat Hire, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas visit planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. April in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, make a trip to Uluru, and then trek along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Port Douglas in April since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, stroll through Indian Head, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Fraser Island visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Nature, #Parks, #Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
K'gari ©
K'gari
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

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.
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, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney planning website .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, and then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

Discover how to plan a Canberra trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Canberra at 19°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Canberra

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Perth takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Canberra in May, with highs in Perth at 25°C and lows at 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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