22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Faulconbridge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
7
Kakadu National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Mexico City

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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. The adventure continues: experience the emotional art of opera at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Sydney is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Mexico City to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mexico City in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Faulconbridge is a village located in the Blue Mountains 77 km west of Sydney, New South Wales and is 450 metres above sea level. On the 1st (Sun), view the masterpieces at Lost Bear Gallery, trek along The National Pass, and then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Faulconbridge trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Sydney to Faulconbridge in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Faulconbridge, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, The National Pass, Lennox Bridge, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Canberra itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Faulconbridge to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. In July, Canberra is little chillier than Faulconbridge - with highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Let the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc. capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and examine the collection at National Sports Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne online day trip planner .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in July since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Uluru and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions planning tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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.
On the 9th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cairns holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kakadu National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

4
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kakadu National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Kakadu National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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