25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
train + Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  22​h 45​min
End: Stuttgart

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.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Stuttgart, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Stuttgart in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

7
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Kondalilla National Park (in Montville), Conondale National Park (in Kenilworth) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brisbane itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Conondale National Park, Kondalilla National Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Hartley Street School Museum, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

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You can fly from Brisbane to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alice Springs, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 12th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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