20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  24 h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Charlotte

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through The Rocks, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney route planner.

Charlotte, USA to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in November, expect nights in Sydney to be much hotter, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Kuniya Walk, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, around 66°F, while days are much warmer, around 96°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Horses in Port, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, &more). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, and make a trip to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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