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
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
6
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: London

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 Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and identify plant and animal life at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from London in February, things will get much hotter in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
On the 9th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in February: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Popular historic sites such as Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Sandridge Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, stroll through Parliament Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Old Treasury Building, and admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne vacation maker tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Clovelly. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Dee Why Beach. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Plan trip to Sydney with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
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 20th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lord Howe Island holiday maker tool .

Fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can 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

2
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Wonga Beach and Four Mile Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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