21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  27​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Karachi

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Ubirr and Warradjan Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, and admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning tool .

Karachi, Pakistan to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Karachi to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

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 15th (Sun): get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and then trek along Kuniya Walk. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to 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
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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.
Get outdoors at Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

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 September, you will find days in Melbourne are much colder (20°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Jewish Holocaust Centre
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planning tool .

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 temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
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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 24th (Tue): trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island travel route app .

Fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

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

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Opal Reef. Spend the 26th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Douglas tour planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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