23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ubud, Bali
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
6
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + bus:  3​h
8
Cairns
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: Ubud, Bali

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru trip planning website .

Ubud, Indonesia to Jabiru is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ubud to Jabiru. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Brisbane takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning website .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, you will find days in Sydney are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

Plan my day in Melbourne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 26th (Sun), get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

Plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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.
Spend the 28th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 29th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, enjoy some diversion at Port Douglas Tennis Club, and play a few rounds at Port Douglas Golf Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, expect Port Douglas to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 2nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cairns tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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