25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  28​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
Rockhampton
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
4
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Mission Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Eagle Street Pier, take in the views from Story Bridge, and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder .

Berlin, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Brisbane, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Story Bridge ©
Story Bridge
Eagle Street Pier ©
Eagle Street Pier

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then let little ones run wild at Queens Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Esplanade, enjoy some diversion at Point Dayman Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Palace Backpackers Memorial.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Hervey Bay online itinerary planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Hervey Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Queens Park, Palace Backpackers Memorial
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Queens Park ©
Queens Park

2
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
On the 28th (Fri), stroll through Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves, and then go for a walk through Bluff Point Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Rockhampton Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anzac Plaza Emu Park, then make a trip to Singing Ship, then don't miss a visit to Wreck Point Scenic Lookout, and finally ponder the design of Keppel Kraken.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rockhampton tour planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Emu Park
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Singing Ship ©
Singing Ship

3
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Whitsunday Great Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Airlie Beach side-trips: Bowen (Mother Beddock Rock & Horseshoe Bay Rotary Lookout). On the 2nd (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: choose your vessel at Charter Yachts Australia and look for gifts at Grotty Yachty Clothing.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Rockhampton in June, Airlie Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trip

Bowen
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Charter Yachts Australia ©
Charter Yachts Australia

2
nights
Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Mission Beach and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hinchinbrook Island.

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You can drive from Airlie Beach to Mission Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Hinchinbrook Island
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Village Herberton and Australian Leather Company. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel in Port Douglas, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 6th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay and look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands.

Discover how to plan a Cairns trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Mission Beach to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, Historic Village Herberton
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then examine the collection at The Residency, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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 10th (Wed): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then make a trip to Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Govetts Leap. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Govetts Leap, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

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