22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  6​h 45​min
6
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and finally go for a walk through Field of Light. Keep things going the next day: hike along Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary app .

Singapore, Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Singapore in November: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Boat Hire. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors, make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St, browse the different shops at Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre, and get some fabulous bargains at DFO South Wharf.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

3
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in November since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Visit Indian Head and Eli Creek for some beach relaxation.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fraser Island: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

1
day
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 15th (Fri): trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island holiday maker website .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Lord Howe Island in 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

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

1
day
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lord Howe Island to Airlie Beach in 7 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 19th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, then stroll through Cow Bay Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, then stroll through Myall Beach, and finally trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Tribulation itinerary planning website .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Shaolin Junk Cruises. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Annie's Ladies Boutique about 34 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip app .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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