21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Milsons Point
— 1 night
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Kirribilli
— 1 night
Drive
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McMahons Point
— 1 night
Drive
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Cremorne Point
— 1 night
Drive
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 3 nights
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Cairns

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 13th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia, and view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns itinerary builder.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

2
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens and then walk around South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane travel app.

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in April, things will get slightly colder in Brisbane: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Milsons Point.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife

1
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Milsons Point

On the 18th (Sun), stroll around Clive Park, hunt for treasures at Kirribilli Markets, and then find something for the whole family at Luna Park Sydney.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Milsons Point vacation planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Milsons Point by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: highs in Milsons Point hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kirribilli.

Things to do in Milsons Point

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

1
night
Kirribilli

Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, look for gifts at Coco Chocolate, and then let little ones run wild at Milson Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kirribilli trip itinerary site.

Kirribilli is just a stone's throw from Milsons Point. In April, daily temperatures in Kirribilli can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to McMahons Point.

Things to do in Kirribilli

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

1
night
McMahons Point

Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Royal Art Society of NSW, see the interesting displays at Mary Mackillop Place, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blues Point Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our McMahons Point online road trip planner.

McMahons Point is just a stone's throw from Kirribilli. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cremorne Point.

Things to do in McMahons Point

Classes · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

1
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Cremorne Point

Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): head outdoors with Maccallum Seawater Pool, have fun at Cremorne Reserve, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Track.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cremorne Point trip tool.

Cremorne Point is very close to McMahons Point. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cremorne Point

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit Darling Harbour, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip website.

Sydney is very close to Cremorne Point. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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Melbourne

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 (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne tour planning website.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Perth

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then appreciate the history behind State War Memorial. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Perth online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get a bit warmer in Perth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.

North Sydney travel guide

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Theme Parks · Bars & Clubs · Movie Theaters