24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  23​h
1
Canberra
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then get curious at Questacon.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra holiday tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Canberra is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 13 hours. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Ocean Beach, take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then look for gifts at Zeehan Rock Shop. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Spion Kop Lookout, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Queenstown fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canberra to Queenstown. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Strahan, Zeehan
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
Eric Thomas Galley Museum ©
Eric Thomas Galley Museum

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Panorama Garden Estate and Scuba & Snorkeling. Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and The Enchanted Adventure Garden will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Rye Beach (in Rye) and Spas (in Fingal).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Queenstown to Melbourne. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Spas, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Rye Beach
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Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach

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 18th (Sun), go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then make a trip to Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online vacation maker .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ubirr and Jim Jim Falls. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
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.
Let the collections at Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery and look for gifts at With Sugar.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas journey maker tool .

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Visit Bondi Beach and Brett Whiteley Studio for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get curious at Powerhouse Museum, and explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney vacation website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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