28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  29​h 30​min
1
Mackay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Cape Hillsborough
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
9
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
10
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Ayr
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  39​h
End: Porto

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Mackay

Mackay
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackay day trip planning site .

Lisbon, Portugal to Mackay is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Lisbon to Mackay due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lisbon in June: highs in Mackay hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Cape Hillsborough.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

1
night
Cape Hillsborough

Cape Hillsborough ©
You've now added Cape Hillsborough National Park to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Hillsborough National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cape Hillsborough trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Mackay to Cape Hillsborough takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cape Hillsborough

Nature Parks
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Cape Hillsborough National Park ©
Cape Hillsborough National Park

2
nights
Airlie Beach

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach online holiday maker .

Drive from Cape Hillsborough to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Hillsborough in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online travel route planner .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Airlie Beach in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide travel route planning app .

You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 18°C and lows are around 8°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Clifford's Honey Farm, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Stokes Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island vacation planner.

Fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide
To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You will leave for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Uluru as well as Kata Tjuta.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off toPort Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
nights
Port Douglas

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.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas vacation website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June: highs in Port Douglas hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. You will leave for Cairns on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Coral Sea Dreaming, Ellinjaa Falls, Zillie Falls, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Skydiving. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, don't miss a visit to Freshwater Station, and pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip maker .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Millaa Millaa
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Skydiving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls

2
nights
Ayr

Ayr ©
Ayr is a town and locality in the Shire of Burdekin, Queensland, Australia.GeographyAyr is located 88km south of Townsville on the Bruce Highway and 12km away from the (smaller) town of Home Hill. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mount Inkerman Scenic Lookout, then explore the world behind art at Zaro Cultural Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Ashworth's Treasures of the Earth, and finally explore the galleries of Ayr Nature Display.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ayr online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairns to Ayr. Traveling from Cairns in July, Ayr is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ayr

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Home Hill, Mount Inkerman Scenic Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Ayr Nature Display ©
Ayr Nature Display
Mount Inkerman Scenic Lookout ©
Mount Inkerman Scenic Lookout

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