26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Ningaloo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Karijini National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  5​h
5
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
bus:  12​h 30​min
6
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
7
Hobart
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  17​h
8
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Blue Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
On the 4th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ningaloo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Mumbai, India to Ningaloo is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Ningaloo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in Ningaloo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Karijini National Park on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Marine Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

2
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Hancock Gorge has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Karijini National Park, explore the stunning scenery at Hancock Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Hamersley Gorge.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Karijini National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Ningaloo to Karijini National Park in 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ningaloo in November since evenings lows in Karijini National Park dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge

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 (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

You can plan Port Douglas trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Karijini National Park to Port Douglas by car takes about 55.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Karijini National Park to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Karijini National Park in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuranda Scenic Railway as well as Daintree National Park. On the 11th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Kuranda Scenic Railway.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cairns travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Kuranda Scenic Railway ©
Kuranda Scenic Railway

1
night
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
You've now added Skydive Airlie Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take the plunge with Skydive Airlie Beach and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Airlie Beach planning website .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Skydive Airlie Beach ©
Skydive Airlie Beach

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
You've added Putt Putt Mermaid Beach, Infinity Attraction, Surfers Paradise Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): try for a hole-in-one at Putt Putt Mermaid Beach, find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach and then find something for the whole family at Dreamworld.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip maker website .

Drive from Airlie Beach to Gold Coast in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Airlie Beach in November, plan for little chillier nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Putt Putt Mermaid Beach ©
Putt Putt Mermaid Beach
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

1
night
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.
To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hobart travel route planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in November, with highs in Hobart at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours, Queen Victoria Market, Royal Arcade, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at South Melbourne Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip website .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Hobart, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Phillip Island Tours, Great Ocean Road Tours - Day Tours
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours ©
Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours
South Melbourne Market ©
South Melbourne Market
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. On the 21st (Thu), wander the streets of Darling Harbour. On the next day, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then wander the streets of The Rocks, and then make a trip to Sydney Opera House.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pulpit Rock Lookout and Cathedral of Ferns Walk. Visiting The National Pass and Grand Canyon track will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Falls Walk, admire the natural beauty at Bebeah, and get great views at Hanging Rock.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Blue Mountains National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Blue Mountains National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt Wilson, Lawson, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

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