22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  31​h
1
Kakadu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

3
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Kids will enjoy Yellow Water and Anbangbang Billabong. Take a break from the city and head to Twin Falls and Motor Car Falls.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kakadu National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Manchester, UK to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Manchester to Kakadu National Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The Rocks and Olympia Milk Bar will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney online tour planner .

You can fly from Kakadu National Park to Sydney in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island route planner .

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Family-friendly places like Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Four Mile Beach will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and look for gifts at Coffee Works.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile 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 30th (Mon), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit site .

Getting from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Royal Exhibition Building. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, pause for some serene contemplation at Scots Church, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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