22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Bondi
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
4
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Glasgow

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Chinese Garden of Friendship. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online visit planner .

Glasgow, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. When traveling from Glasgow in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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night
Bondi

Bondi ©
On the 12th (Fri), get great views at North Bondi Lookout, stroll through Bronte Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bondi online travel planner .

Bondi is very close to Sydney. In April, daily temperatures in Bondi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Bondi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Bronte Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach

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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Agincourt Reef. Spend the 14th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Bondi to Port Douglas with the Route module. Traveling from Bondi in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 16th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Whitsunday Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, Whitsunday Island is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

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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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach will thrill your kids. Spend the 20th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns online visit planner .

Fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cairns when traveling from Whitsunday Island in April, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Yellow Water and Cahills Crossing. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, and contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip website .

Getting from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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