25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Dusseldorf
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
Lord Howe Island
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
Dusseldorf

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.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney sightseeing planner .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 23.5-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 September in Sydney, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head.

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You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

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Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom
K'gari ©
K'gari

few
hours
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

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Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Lord Howe Island in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Sports Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne journey planner .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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 Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 19th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
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.
Visit Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 22nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach
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Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

3
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Visit Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yellow Water and Maguk Gorge. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru online travel route planner .

Getting from Port Douglas to Jabiru by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru

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Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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