22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: London

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 29th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary app .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner .

Fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in April, with highs in Brisbane at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sea World Theme Park, Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

5
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation builder website .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, view the masterpieces at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, and stop by Tjanpi Desert Weavers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

2
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 14th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, learn about all things military at Darwin Military Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Provenance Arts.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Darwin online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Darwin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in April, expect Darwin to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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