24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dubai to Sydney, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Sydney to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online vacation planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 11th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
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.
Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, stroll through Myall Beach, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In August in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

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.
Spend the 17th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, get outside with Port Douglas Microlights, and stroll through Four Mile Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. 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 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Yurmikmik Walks, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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