27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, then take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Perth vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Perth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: high temperatures in Perth hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Nostalgia Box Museum ©
The Nostalgia Box Museum

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Traveling from Perth in August, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney travel site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 19th (Wed), walk around Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Step out of Port Douglas to go to Daintree and see Photography Tours, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Photography Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, trails, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll around Anzac Park, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Kuniya Walk, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

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