21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  29 h
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
6
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  24 h
End: Dublin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at With Sugar. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thenidentify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and finally view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Port Douglas is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Dublin to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. In April, Port Douglas is much hotter than Dublin - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in April, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can 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
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

4
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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint. On your second day here, explore the activities along Swan River and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth online day trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. April in Perth sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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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