41 days in Australia Itinerary

41 days in Australia Itinerary

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41 days in Australia Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h 30​min
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
Kakadu National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
Margaret River
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
Dubai

5
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 in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Clovelly. Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Sydney is 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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Bondi Beach
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The Rocks

2
days
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then stroll through Kirra Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

3
days
Port Douglas

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mossman Gorge and Agincourt Reef. Get outdoors at Daintree Discovery Centre and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

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Getting from Gold Coast to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in June; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

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Daintree Discovery Centre, Mossman Gorge, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Village Herberton and Gallo DairyLand. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Historic Village Herberton, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
day
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 (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then hike along Kuniya Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

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You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairns in June, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Red Desert Reptiles
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
days
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Johanna Beach and Childer's Cove. Explore hidden gems such as Twelve Apostles and Port Campbell National Park. When in Port Campbell, make a side trip to see Thunder point Coastal Reserve in Warrnambool, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge and make a trip to Gibsons Steps.

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You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

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Side Trips

Thunder point Coastal Reserve, Childer's Cove, Johanna Beach, Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Johanna Beach ©
Johanna Beach

3
days
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Battery Point and Claremont House. You'll get in some beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Okines Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of Fern Tree, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

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Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Okines Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Fern Tree, Claremont House
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

3
days
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Island Beach and Stokes Beach. Visiting Raptor Domain and Seal Bay Conservation Park will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of George's 40,000 Castle Lights.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hobart to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kakadu National Park.

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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

3
days
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Popular historic sites such as Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Yellow Water.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kakadu National Park tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Kakadu National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

6
days
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Willespie. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Busselton Jetty and Redgate Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave, Injidup Beach, & more) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Lake Cave, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, and stroll through Surfers Point.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kakadu National Park to Margaret River in 16.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kakadu National Park to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

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Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Augusta, McLeod Creek Wines
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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