24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 3 nights
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Adelaide
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Perth — 3 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and examine the collection at The Railway Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Perth travel itinerary planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Islamabad to Perth, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Islamabad in October, with highs in Perth at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 1 night

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and finally stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide driving holiday planning website.

You can fly from Perth to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In October in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 3 nights

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.
Dedicate the 27th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fitzroy Gardens.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. Traveling from Adelaide in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Everglades House & Gardens (in Leura) and Blackheath (The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens & Day Gallery). And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney journey builder app.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, stroll through Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, and identify plant and animal life at Uluru Astro Tour.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 7th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, and stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas route planning site.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Port Douglas are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Cairns.
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Cairns — 4 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 9th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Trinity Beach, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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