33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
4
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 9 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Toronto

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in March, expect Sydney to be warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls, Lincoln's Rock
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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 16th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route maker site .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

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

4
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Change things up with a short trip to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor (about 1h 45 min away). Spend the 21st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, tour the water at your own pace with Offshore Boats, view the masterpieces at Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centres, and look for gifts at Viva La Body.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

9
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 Cairns' surroundings by going to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 26th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, stroll through Thornton Beach, take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner.

Getting from Darwin to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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