11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 15​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h
3
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing and then make a trip to Ubirr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, then steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and then identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Jabiru takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Cairns in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairns in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and Trinity College Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots Church. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 30th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach

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