25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Frankfurt
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Frankfurt

3
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
For shopping fun, head to Illusionary Art or The House of Honey. Visit Fremantle Prison and The Fremantle Round House for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery (in Henley Brook), Millendon (Fig Tree Estate & Tyler's Vineyard) and Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, make a trip to St Patrick's Basilica, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Matthew's Anglican Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth itinerary maker website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, things will get little chillier in Perth: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wineries

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Fremantle, Millendon, Cottesloe Beach, St Matthew's Anglican Church
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Tyler's Vineyard ©
Tyler's Vineyard

3
days
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. There's more to do: take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises and take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Cairns, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Head to Sunday Market Port Douglas and Funstuff by Lyndafor some retail therapy. Spend the 18th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Four Mile Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary site .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 21st (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island in 11 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in June: high temperatures in Fraser Island hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

4
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Clovelly. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, stop by Volle Jewellery, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fraser Island in June: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
day
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 28th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Fyshwick Fresh Food Market and then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Canberra planning website .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, Canberra is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market ©
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip website .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, Melbourne is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central
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Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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