21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get in touch with nature at Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Get some historical perspective at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, get great views at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough 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
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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.
Get outdoors at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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

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.
Visit The Rocks and Camperdown Cemetery for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, stroll through Manly Beach, and steep yourself in history at Vaucluse House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder site .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
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.
Visiting Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Daintree National Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thornton Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation tour itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Annie's Ladies Boutique). There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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