23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 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.
Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, identify plant and animal life at Billy Tea Safaris, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. In July, Cairns is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Cape Tribulation is known for adventure, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, see some colorful creatures with Ocean Safari, kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubuji Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation road trip planning app.

Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Ocean Safari ©
Ocean Safari
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours ©
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

4
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.
Spend the 30th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take an unforgettable tour with GBR Helicopters -Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas road trip planner.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

2
nights
Brisbane

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 3rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, test your team's savvy at Padlockd Escape Rooms, and then get some thrills out on the water with Jet Ski Safaris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Birrunga Gallery & Dining, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in August, expect Brisbane to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Jet Ski Safaris ©
Jet Ski Safaris

3
nights
Sydney

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: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. On your second day here, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner.

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
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 and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Tracks Safari, get a new perspective on things with Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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