21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Alice Springs
— 1 night
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
6
Brisbane
— 2 nights

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach and experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Gold Coast is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. In December, Gold Coast is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Cairns

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.
Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Cairns at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Beaches Fun & Games

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs tour app.

You can fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Alice Springs. Traveling from Cairns in December, expect nights in Alice Springs to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

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.
To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions site.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. December in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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.
Find out how to plan Brisbane trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks

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