22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly:  25​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  22​h 30​min
End: Bristol

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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, trails, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip planning website .

Bristol, UK to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Bristol to Cairns. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Step out of Port Douglas with an excursion to Alexandra Bay Waterfall in Diwan--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online travel route builder .

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Alexandra Bay Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

3
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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and make a trip to Uluru.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

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
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.
On the 12th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: highs in Brisbane hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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

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, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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, stop by The Junk Company, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip maker .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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 21st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Perth day trip tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect Perth to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial

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