21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

6
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park to see Pulpit Rock Lookout about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation maker tool .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, North Head Sanctuary, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Four Mile Beach). There's more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Uluru and Walpa Gorge. There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Quinns Rocks Beach and Cottesloe Beach. Get outdoors at Caversham Wildlife Park and Yokine Reserve. Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, steep yourself in history at Old Court House Law Museum, and trek along Jacob's Ladder.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, things will get little chillier in Perth: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Yokine Reserve, Quinns Rocks Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Kato's 3000 Grapes
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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