22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  26​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Brussels

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.
Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Spas about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

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Brussels, Belgium to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Brussels to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in June, with highs in Cairns at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Spas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be cooler, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

4
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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the galleries of Fremantle Prison, then take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then explore the activities along Swan River, and then pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Perth travel route tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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