23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Gold Coast
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Caloundra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Leura
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
12
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
13
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
Cairns
— 1 night
15
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
16
Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
17
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
18
Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly:  26​h
End: Prague

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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.
For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

Prague, Czech Republic to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Prague in October, you will find days in Brisbane are warmer (29°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
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City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Dreamworld and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip builder site .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 30th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in October, Byron Bay is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast road trip planner.

Getting from Byron Bay to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Caloundra.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

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Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a splash at Sea Life Sunshine Coast and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Caloundra holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Caloundra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Mooloolaba
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast road trip planning tool .

Getting from Caloundra to Gold Coast by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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Brisbane

Brisbane
To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Sydney on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

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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: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. On the 6th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, and finally hike along The Giant Stairway.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Leura day trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Leura, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Katoomba
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
Echo Point Lookout ©
Echo Point Lookout

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night
Sydney

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You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Leura, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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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.
To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs vacation builder site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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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 9th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Cairns on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in November, you will find days in Cairns are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Balloon Rides
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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Cairns

Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 13th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Enjoy Cairns some more: pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planning app .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brisbane vacation planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in November: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
On the 17th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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