25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  20​h 15​min
1
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
8
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary maker website .

Bengaluru, India to Cape Tribulation is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Myall Beach ©
Myall 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.
Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, take a memorable tour with Port Douglas Boat Hire, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 14th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Melbourne hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
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, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, make a trip to Ubirr, and identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Jabiru in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Perth journey maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Perth takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru to Perth is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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