20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
6
Perth
— 2 nights

2
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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Vaasa, Finland to Port Douglas is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vaasa to Port Douglas is 8 hours. Traveling from Vaasa in December, expect Port Douglas to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

2
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.
On the 8th (Tue), hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, thenpause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the world behind art at Samurai Gallery Australia, thentake a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Macalister Brewing Company.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip planning website.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Macalister Brewing Company, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation maker app.

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in December, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

3
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, stroll through Bondi Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the galleries of Fremantle Prison, have some family-friendly fun at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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