25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
5
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Oslo

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney route builder site .

Oslo, Norway to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Oslo to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, and finally take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Blue Mountains National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in September since evenings lows in Blue Mountains National Park dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Blue Mountains National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
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.
Queensland Art Gallery and West End are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Moffat Beach. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise to see Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brisbane vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Brisbane hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Surfers Paradise, Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 6th (Sat), stroll through Eli Creek and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. October in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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.
Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Get some cultural insight at Daintree Discovery Centre and St Monica's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach & Safaris), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Cow Bay Beach (in Cow Bay). Spend the 13th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cairns day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fraser Island in October since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

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

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