28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Katoomba
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
7
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
9
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Krakow

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.
On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip tool .

Krakow, Poland to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Krakow in February: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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 6th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by With Sugar, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

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Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fraser Island Great Walk, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island day trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fraser Island, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

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.
On the 12th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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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, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

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

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Hanging Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, and admire all the interesting features of The National Pass.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip site .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February in Katoomba, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bilpin Cider Company, Gallery Blackheath
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

2
nights
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and contemplate the long history of Parliament House of Victoria.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take some stellar pictures from Uluru, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park using our trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 43°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the activities along Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, with highs in Perth at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:
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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