21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Moscow

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planning website .

Moscow, Russia to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Moscow to Sydney. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
On the 11th (Tue), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then admire all the interesting features of Uluru, and then trek along Kuniya Walk.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 13th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, do some two-wheel cruising with Trail Bike Adventures, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairns, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Douglas holiday planning site .

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. September in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, and admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru trip itinerary 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 your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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