25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
5
Cairns
— 5 nights
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Sydney Opera House. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney route app.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy The Great Ocean Road and Royal Botanic Gardens. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne vacation planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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.
Family-friendly places like Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Myall Beach (in Cape Tribulation), Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, head outdoors with Horses in Port, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, walk around Anzac Park, take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and let little ones run wild at Figtree Playground.

Make your Cairns itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Cairns sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Sugarworld Waterpark, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Palm Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, cool off at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in August, expect Gold Coast to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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