45 days in Australia Itinerary

45 days in Australia Itinerary

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45 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  30​h
1
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  25​h
3
St Kilda
— 6 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 9 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Bribie Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Visiting The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Reptile Centre will get you outdoors. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alice Springs tour builder website .

London, UK to Alice Springs is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from London to Alice Springs, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 40°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Trephina Gorge Nature Park
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Uluru. On the 14th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then make a trip to Uluru, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

6
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Get in touch with nature at The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre. You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Kilda: Phillip Island Wildlife Park (in Cowes), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Nobbies Centre (in Summerlands). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Elwood Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Holocaust Centre, and get your game on at St.Kilda Skatepark.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our St Kilda visit planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to St Kilda by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March; daily highs in St Kilda reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre, Brighton Beach, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Visit Clovelly and Shelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock & Pulpit Rock Lookout) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, wander the streets of The Rocks, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online visit planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from St Kilda to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from St Kilda in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Sydney Harbour National Park, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Heads Beach and Moffat Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang), Marina Mirage (in Main Beach) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). Spend the 5th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Amity Point Jetty, stroll through Amity Point Beach, and then kick back and relax at Frenchman's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Brown Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Myora Springs Conservation Area, then take in the waterfront at North Gorge Walk, and finally kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our North Stradbroke Island itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Brisbane to North Stradbroke Island in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Myora Springs Conservation Area ©
Myora Springs Conservation Area

3
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Glass House Mountains National Park and Bongaree Beach. Go for a jaunt from Bribie Island to Glass House Mountains to see Mount Ngungun about 1h 05 min away.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Bribie Island trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from North Stradbroke Island to Bribie Island takes 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains, Glass House Mountains National Park
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Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Mount Ngungun ©
Mount Ngungun
Glass House Mountains National Park ©

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thornton Beach and Four Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan), Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bribie Island to Cairns. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bribie Island in April, with highs in Cairns at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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