20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Leura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Do your shopping at Coffee Works and The Reef Marina. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas).

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Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, Cairns is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina ©
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina

2
nights
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 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, hike along Kuniya Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday maker .

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Yulara
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

2
nights
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.
You've now added National Museum of Australia to your itinerary. Let the collections at Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia capture your imagination. Step out of Canberra to go to Bredbo and see Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Floriade, contemplate the long history of Ginninderra Village, and appreciate the history behind Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Canberra travel website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Canberra takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Canberra: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

3
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. Head to The Nook and Blue Mountains Chocolate Companyfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at The National Pass, buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall, tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours, and stop by The Candy Store Leura.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leura trip planner .

Drive from Canberra to Leura in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in November, expect Leura to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass
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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre ©
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and then see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Leura in November: highs in Sydney hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and National Gallery of Victoria. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Degraves Street, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandridge Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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