27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  28​h
End: Copenhagen

3
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: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can 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 Jul 9 — 12:
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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get great views at Uluru.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can 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
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney road trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and walk around Munro Martin Parklands.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Earl Hill
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 29th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, get outside with Port Douglas Microlights, and don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, and then go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Horseback Riding Tours
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum

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