45 days in Australia Itinerary

45 days in Australia Itinerary

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45 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bremen
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Leura
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
9
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
10
Fraser Island
— 6 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Bremen

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Maguk Gorge and Yellow Water are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, explore the striking landscape at Bilkbilkmi / Graveside Gorge, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) holiday builder tool .

Bremen, Germany to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bremen to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

3
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 Village Gallery and Historic Village Herberton. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Humpy Nut World (in Atherton) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Historic Village Herberton, Humpy Nut World, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. We've included these beaches for you: Thornton Beach and Myall Beach. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation online travel planner .

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Head to Sunday Market Port Douglas and With Sugarfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 8th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Walkatjara Art and Walpa Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Kata Tjuta. The adventure continues: trek along Kuniya Walk, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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

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nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre will get you outdoors. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and St Thomas Aquinas' Church for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Cowes to see Tyde about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Cowes, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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.
The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Visiting The National Pass and Wentworth Falls will get you outdoors. Head to Falls Gallery and Blue Mountains Cultural Centrefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, view the masterpieces at Gallery One88, stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Leura attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Leura when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Leura

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Megalong Creek Estate, The National Pass, Squirrel Shop, Falls Gallery
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
We've included these beaches for you: Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island travel route site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Lord Howe Island in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek. Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Indian Head.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island takes 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Indian Head ©
Indian Head