22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Brisbane tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Brisbane. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney holiday maker website .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brisbane in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
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, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get great views at Uluru, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker tool .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
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.
Spend the 14th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July in Cairns, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Spend the 16th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Douglas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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