27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
Jabiru
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Jeddah

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Government House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planning website .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Sydney is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Jeddah to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

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

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
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Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. Visiting Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Melbourne takes 5.5 hours. In June in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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 15th (Fri): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online road trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday builder website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Myall Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Daintree Entomological museum in Cape Tribulation, about 52 minutes away.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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Cape Tribulation
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (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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Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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