26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Cairns
— 5 nights
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
5
Melbourne
— 7 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Clovelly Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Brett Whiteley Studio. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney online tour itinerary maker.

Santiago, Chile to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Sydney is 14 hours. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Palm Cove Beach and Off-Road Tours. For shopping fun, head to Village Gallery or Underart Gallery. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns trip maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Cairns at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ngarru Gallery and Studio 49 Artisan Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, stop by With Sugar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas travel route planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Get in touch with nature at Uluru and Walpa Gorge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Lungkata Walk. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Escape the urban bustle at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, approximately Ballarat away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the striking features of Old Treasury Building, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc..

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne travel route app.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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