23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Cairns
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Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly to Barcelona, Train to Madrid

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 9 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

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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 pleasant sights at Field of Light, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:

5
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Animal Tracks Safari, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge, get interesting insight from Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, and identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 25:

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, stroll through Palm Cove Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

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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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas road trip planning app.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.