25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lloydminster
Fly:  31​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Lloydminster

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.
Visit Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Village Gallery and Underart Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 6th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Michael Seebeck Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, and explore the galleries of Doongal Aboriginal Art.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner .

Lloydminster, Canada to Cairns is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lloydminster to Cairns is 17 hours. Traveling from Lloydminster in February, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

4
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thornton Beach and Myall Beach. Spend the 11th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: stop by With Sugar and choose your vessel at Port Douglas Boat Hire.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas travel route planner.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. February in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Get in touch with nature at Walkatjara Art and Kata Tjuta. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston St. Get outdoors at Melbourne Boat Hire and Balloon Rides. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The White Room Interiors, browse the different shops at Southgate Melbourne, kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Ned's Beach and Mt Gower. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
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 get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and stroll through Clovelly.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip maker tool .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

Similar Plans

28 days in Australia BY A USER FROM FRANCE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 27 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM DENMARK February, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, culture, outdoors, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Australia BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans