27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
6
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Vienna

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.
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, wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Vienna, Austria to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vienna to Sydney. In October, Sydney is a bit warmer than Vienna - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Shopping
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 20th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and get your game on at Jump Mania Trampoline Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns journey planner.

Fly from Adelaide to Cairns in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get outside with Walpa Gorge, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

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Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Cairns, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Venture out of the city with trips to Millendon (Tyler's Vineyard & Olive Farm Wines), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perth visit planning app .

Fly from Alice Springs to Perth in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in October; daily highs in Perth reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swan Valley, Millendon, The House of Honey, Caversham Wildlife Park, Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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