25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  30​h
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Opal Reef and Mossman Gorge. Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary app .

Newark, USA to Cairns is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Newark to Cairns. Traveling from Newark in November, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 87°F and lows about 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Opal Reef, Mossman Gorge, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Valley of the Winds and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, trek along Kuniya Walk, don't miss a visit to Uluru, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (96°F), and nights are a bit cooler (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
We've included these beaches for you: Emu Point and Greens Pool. Get a sense of the local culture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and stroll through Little Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany in 9.5 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 Albany is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Albany: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
We've included these beaches for you: Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Canal Rocks. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Margaret River driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Yallingup, Boranup, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Meelup Beach
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Escape the urban bustle at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Russell Falls. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. On the 22nd (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart route maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Hobart takes 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Russell Falls
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery and then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra road trip planning tool .

Fly from Hobart to Canberra in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in November, you will find days in Canberra are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Nature Parks
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National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Wentworth Falls. You'll explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Jason Ree. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning website .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 62°F in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

3
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 28th (Thu), hike along Coastal walk. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, then enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, and finally make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie online holiday planner .

Getting from Sydney to Port Macquarie by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, you will find days in Port Macquarie are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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