25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Hanoi

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and National Sports Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Argus Building, get engrossed in the history at Royal Historical Society of Victoria, and get your game on at Viri VR.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning tool .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Melbourne is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hanoi to Melbourne. In May, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

2
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.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, and then stroll through Myall Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Cape Tribulation in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in May, you will find days in Cape Tribulation are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation 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 3rd (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cape Tribulation to Lord Howe Island in 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island road trip app .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 12.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

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.
Visit Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and trek along South Head Heritage Trail.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. When traveling from Fraser Island in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru Hiking Path and Kuniya Walk. Valley of the Winds and Walpa Gorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online road trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in June since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Maguk Gorge and Nourlangie Rock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Anbangbang Billabong. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, make a trip to Mirrai Lookout, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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