22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning site .

Jaipur, India to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, get great views at Uluru, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Daintree (Elizas Gallery & Photography Tours), Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan) and Cape Trib Farm (in Cape Tribulation). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, look for gifts at With Sugar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas online visit planner .

Take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. August in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, stroll around South Bank Parklands, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Opal Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in August, things will get little chillier in Brisbane: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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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