24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  30​h
1
Darwin
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  13​h 45​min
2
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
3
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Dublin


3
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 24th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Arnhem Land Escarpment, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, and then stroll through Mindil Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Darwin vacation planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Darwin is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 9 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Eli Creek, then explore and take pictures at Maheno Wreck, and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip planner .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Darwin to Fraser Island in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Darwin in June; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

1
night
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hamilton Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Hamilton Island in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Hamilton Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip tool .

Getting from Hamilton Island to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hamilton Island in June, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

5
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.
Get outdoors at Kuniya Walk and Kata Tjuta. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, don't miss a visit to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 4°C. You'll set off for Esperance on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing and then don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cape Le Grand National Park.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Esperance trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Esperance are little chillier (18°C), and nights are a bit warmer (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Lucky Bay Brewing ©
Lucky Bay Brewing

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 13th (Fri), kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Young's Distillery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, explore the activities along Swan River, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Perth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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