21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  26​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  14​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  10​h 15​min
6
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: Munich

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yellow Water and Bardedjilidji Walk. Visiting Cahills Crossing and Nourlangie Rock will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, make a trip to Ubirr, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

Munich, Germany to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Mutitjulu Waterhole and Valley of the Winds are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, go for a walk through Field of Light, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and Half Moon Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Clovelly. The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, look for gifts at DUX Collection Sydney, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then stroll through Ned's Beach. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island travel tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

1
night
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, browse the exhibits of Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and then admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, car, and ferry from Lord Howe Island to Cape Tribulation takes 10.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall 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 21st (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at With Sugar, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas tour app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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