43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

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43 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
bus + Fly:  25​h
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Berriedale
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
10
Meningie
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  29​h
End: Jerusalem


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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Village Herberton and Village Gallery. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Spend the 3rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 4th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, and identify plant and animal life at Green Arrow Walk.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Cairns, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in September, with highs in Cairns at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Historic Village Herberton, Atherton Tablelands, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. Take a break from the city and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Myall Beach. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

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You can take a bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

5
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.
Head to Des Spencer Galleries and With Sugarfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Opal Reef. Spend the 12th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get outside with Horses in Port, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Bay State Reserve.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Port Arthur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, car, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Port Arthur at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berriedale.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Wildlife Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
Berriedale

Berriedale ©
Berriedale is a suburb in the northern suburbs of Hobart, capital of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Richmond Gaol, and finally don't miss a visit to Oak Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Old Hobart Town Model Village, do a tasting at Pooley Wines, stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., then do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

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You can drive from Port Arthur to Berriedale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Berriedale are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Berriedale

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Catani Gardens. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 30th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Old Safety Deposit Building.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Berriedale to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

St Kilda, The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Visiting Walkatjara Art and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kata Tjuta and Uluru. There's much more to do: hike along Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are warmer (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate Warradjan Cultural Centre and Injalak Arts. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and go for a walk through Yurmikmik Walks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Injalak Arts
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
Meningie

Meningie ©
Meningie is a town on the south-east side of Lake Albert in South Australia. You've now added Pink Lake to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Bremerton Wines, do a tasting at Angas Plains Wines, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pink Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Meningie trip itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Meningie with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Meningie

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Langhorne Creek
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Meningie Lions Jubilee Park ©
Meningie Lions Jubilee Park
Angas Plains Wines ©
Angas Plains Wines
Bremerton Wines ©
Bremerton Wines

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