49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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49 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Angaston
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
7
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
8
Faulconbridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Yellow Water and Twin Falls are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Cahills Crossing and Nourlangie Rock. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and explore the ancient world of Ubirr.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip tool .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

3
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.
Do your shopping at Coffee Works and The Reef Marina. Visit Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, look for gifts at With Sugar, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Myall Beach. Visit Cape Tribulation Beach and Cow Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Yorkeys Knob Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, buy something for everyone on your list at Smithfield Shopping Centre, get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. March in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Tanks Arts Centre
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
On the 25th (Mon), hike along Kuniya Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in March: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Angaston.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
Angaston

Angaston ©
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for gifts at Barossa Valley Cheese Company, stop by Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, then do a tasting at Thorn-Clarke Wines, and finally look for gifts at Doddridge Blacksmith Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Tscharke's Place, then do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, then do a tasting at Flaxman Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Whistler Wines.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Angaston online route builder .

Explore your travel options from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Angaston with the Route module. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, things will get slightly colder in Angaston: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Angaston

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Marananga, Flaxman Wines, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, Seppeltsfield, Murray Street Vineyards
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Thorn-Clarke Wines ©
Thorn-Clarke Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
You'll get in some beach time at Indian Head and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Lake McKenzie and Wanggoolba Creek.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fraser Island road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Angaston to Fraser Island. Traveling from Angaston in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Fraser Island, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

2
nights
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Faulconbridge is a village located in the Blue Mountains 77 km west of Sydney, New South Wales and is 450 metres above sea level. Get in touch with nature at The National Pass and Wentworth Falls. Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Odd Mountain will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Faulconbridge side-trips: Katoomba (The Giant Stairway, Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, & more), Victory Theatre Antique Centre (in Blackheath) and Leura (Teddy Sinclair, The Nook, & more). It doesn't end there: stop by Rick Rutherford's Country.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Faulconbridge day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Faulconbridge. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

Shopping Parks Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, The National Pass, Rick Rutherford's Country, Victory Theatre Antique Centre
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The Nook ©
The Nook
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

6
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Volle Jewellery. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Newport Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney day trip planning tool .

Drive from Faulconbridge to Sydney in 1.5 hours. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 11th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, then learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To plan Lord Howe Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors 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

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 13th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then pick up some local products at Fyshwick Fresh Food Market, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Canberra trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Canberra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In April in Canberra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market ©
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market

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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 Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Sandridge Beach and St. Kilda Beach. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 23:
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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