23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  28​h
1
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h
3
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Travel:  1​h 30​min
6
West MacDonnell National Park
— Few hours
Travel:  1​h 30​min
7
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

3
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Passage Peak.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hamilton Island trip planner .

London, UK to Hamilton Island is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 10 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Hamilton Island hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Brisbane.
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
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Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

3
nights
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.
The Brisbane River has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Hamilton Island in January, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, and stroll through Eli Creek.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Brisbane to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manly Beach. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip website .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. When traveling from Fraser Island in February, plan for little chillier days in Sydney, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility, then take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs online holiday planner .

Fly from Sydney to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

few
hours
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West MacDonnell National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the West MacDonnell National Park trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs
To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs tour itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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