26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Berlin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

2
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.
Spend the 7th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online travel planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Cairns hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In October, Brisbane is a bit cooler than Port Douglas - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney travel route planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 21st (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

Before you visit Melbourne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Adelaide to Perth. In October, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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