22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 2 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
When in Perth, make a side trip to see Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, approximately Fremantle away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Perth day trip planning app.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Perth is 8 hours. When traveling from London in November, plan for much hotter days in Perth, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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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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, trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art Uluru, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip website.

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 41°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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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, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Fujii Store, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, and take in the dramatic scenery at Behana Gorge Waterfall.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spas

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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, take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and head outdoors with The Bump Track.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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