25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  30​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
8
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: London

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Visiting Yellow Water and Anbangbang Billabong will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Mamukala Wetlands and Bardedjilidji Walk. Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing and don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online visit planner .

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Mamukala Wetlands ©
Mamukala Wetlands
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns travel route planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, look for gifts at With Sugar, then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru and Walkatjara Art. Take a break from the city and head to Kata Tjuta and Mutitjulu Waterhole. And it doesn't end there: trek along Kuniya Walk, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
We've included these beaches for you: Sandridge Beach and St. Kilda Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., and stroll through Half Moon Bay.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get outdoors at Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby. You'll get in some beach time at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

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You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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