23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  32​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  30​min
3
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Travel:  1​h
5
West MacDonnell National Park
— 1 day
Travel:  2​h
6
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h
11
Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
Whitsunday Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Sydney
— Few hours
Fly:  33​h
End: Porto

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.
On the 10th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary site .

Porto, Portugal to Sydney is an approximately 33-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. In June, Sydney is little chillier than Porto - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Raptor Domain and Island Beach. Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm, do a tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and sample the tasty concoctions at Kangaroo Island Brewery.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Alice Springs.
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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 The Kangaroo Sanctuary as well as Simpsons Gap.

Before you visit Alice Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in June, expect nights in Alice Springs to be slightly colder, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. You will leave for West MacDonnell National Park on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap

1
day
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes West MacDonnell National Park. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West MacDonnell National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the West MacDonnell National Park trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature
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West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs
For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs tour planner.

Explore your travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs with the Route module. You'll set off for Kings Canyon on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
You've now added Watarrka National Park to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), trek along Watarrka National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon road trip site .

Getting from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon by car takes about 6 hours. On the 19th (Wed), you're off toUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Watarrka National Park
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Uluru as well as Kata Tjuta. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 4 hours. June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toPort Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Agincourt Reef as well as Mossman Gorge. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation builder app .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you will find days in Port Douglas are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (21°C). On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

1
night
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.
You've added Thornton Beach, Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours, Cape Tribulation Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Jungle Adventures Night Walk.

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

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours ©
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

1
night
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Four Mile Beach as well as Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas driving holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

1
night
Cairns

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ellinjaa Falls, Zillie Falls and Millaa Millaa Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Millaa Millaa
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Millaa Millaa Falls ©
Millaa Millaa Falls
Ellinjaa Falls ©
Ellinjaa Falls
Zillie Falls ©
Zillie Falls

3
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island online road trip planner .

Fly from Cairns to Whitsunday Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, Whitsunday Island is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Sydney on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Sydney

Sydney ©
For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in June, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck ©
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

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