22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Santiago

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Bring the kids along to Australian National Maritime Museum and Clovelly Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Santiago, Chile to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Time (CLT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
We've included these beaches for you: Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Gower and Ball's Pyramid. There's much more to do: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island travel route tool .

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks 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

4
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thornton Beach and Four Mile Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. When in Port Douglas, make a side trip to see Myall Beach in Cape Tribulation, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 18th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery, browse the exhibits of Des Spencer Galleries, and look for gifts at Coffee Works Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Walkatjara Art and Valley of the Winds. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planning tool .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Port Douglas in April since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and look for gifts at SpellBox.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip maker website .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, Melbourne is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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