25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Lady Elliot Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Maleny
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Berlin

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Thu), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally stop by Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Lady Elliot Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
Lady Elliot Island

Lady Elliot Island ©
On the 9th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Lady Elliot Island Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lady Elliot Island itinerary planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sydney to Lady Elliot Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lady Elliot Island

#Historic Sites
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Lady Elliot Island Lighthouse ©
Lady Elliot Island Lighthouse

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Newstead House, don't miss a visit to Boggo Road Gaol, and then take a stroll through Queen Street Mall. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Shorncliffe Beach, then explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel).

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Lady Elliot Island to Brisbane with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall
Newstead House ©
Newstead House
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

2
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, stroll through Lennox Head Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse. On your second day here, get great views at Broken Head Nature Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, then explore and take pictures at Tropical Fruit World, and finally enjoy the sea views from Fingal Head Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay tour planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Byron Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in June, Byron Bay is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head Nature Reserve, Tropical Fruit World, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Lennox Head Beach
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Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World
Fingal Head Lighthouse ©
Fingal Head Lighthouse

3
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Step out of the city life by going to Mooloolaba Beach and Gardners Falls. Head to Kawana Shoppingworld and Maleny Cheesefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach), Point Cartwright (in Mooloolaba) and Caboolture Historical Village (in Caboolture). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Podie Pie, examine the collection at Queensland Air Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maleny online attractions planner .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Maleny in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Maleny, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Kawana Shoppingworld, Podie Pie, Queensland Air Museum, Buderim Forest Park
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Buderim Forest Park ©
Buderim Forest Park
Gardners Falls ©
Gardners Falls

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 17th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Sunshine Castle, explore the striking landscape at Mount Coolum, then get great views at Lows Lookout, and finally shop like a local with Hastings Street. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Belmondos Organic Market, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolum Beach, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tewantin National Park, and finally look for gifts at Farmer and Sun.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip planning app .

You can drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Coolum Beach, Coolum Beach, Sunshine Castle, Farmer and Sun
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Tewantin National Park ©
Tewantin National Park
Boardwalk Boat Hire ©
Boardwalk Boat Hire
Sunshine Castle ©
Sunshine Castle

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 20th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island planning tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palm Cove Beach and St Monica's Cathedral. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove--about 44 minutes away. It doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns route maker website .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in June, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
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.
On the 26th (Tue), head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, look for gifts at Tjanpi Desert Weavers, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then view the masterpieces at Talapi, and finally see the interesting displays at Hartley Street School Museum. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairns in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve
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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 28th (Thu), hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Wintjiri Arts + Museum
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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