43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

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43 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 11 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
3
Airlie Beach
— 8 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 12 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Munich

9
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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building (QVB). Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Gallery One88), Leura Mall (in Leura) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery, and revel in the low prices at Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet.

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Munich, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Munich to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Munich in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Sydney Harbour National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Leura Mall
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

11
nights
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.
Visit Burleigh Heads Beach and Surfer's Paradise Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Kondalilla National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Maroochydore (Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza & Nights on Ocean). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Glass House Mountains National Park. Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. There's still lots to do: stop by Opals Down Under, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, stroll through Dicky Beach, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Brisbane are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Maroochydore, Montville, Conondale National Park
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

8
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Into The Blue Gallery and Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Speed Boats Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Bowen (Mother Beddock Rock, Grays Bay, & more), Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm (in Camerons Pocket) and Finch Hatton Gorge (in Finch Hatton). There's lots more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef, and get a new perspective on things with Whitsunday Boat Hire.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Airlie Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bowen, Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm, Finch Hatton Gorge
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours

12
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Do your shopping at Village Gallery and Underart Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Kayaking & Canoeing & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more). Spend the 13th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, don't miss a visit to Freshwater Station, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in October, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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