27 days in Australia & Auckland Itinerary

27 days in Australia & Auckland Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 3 nights
2
Brisbane, Australia
— 3 nights
3
Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
4
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 3 nights
6
Cairns, Australia
— 1 night
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 6 nights

3
nights
Perth, Australia

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 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Swan River, take an in-depth tour of Revolutions Transport Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Church of Evangelismos.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Perth trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Perth reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

3
nights
Brisbane, Australia

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.
You've now added Brisbane Whale Watching to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Brisbane takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Auckland.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Brisbane Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Brisbane Whale Watching ©
Brisbane Whale Watching

3
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cheltenham Beach, get impressive views of Mount Eden, then brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): head off the coast to Rangitoto Island, then contemplate the long history of Stockade Hill, and then stroll through Piha Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Auckland attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Auckland takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in July: highs in Auckland hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Stockade Hill, Piha Beach, Cheltenham Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Eden ©
Mount Eden
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

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.
You've now added Blue Mountains Tours to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Opera House. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Museum of Sydney. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Sydney takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Highlights from your plan
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. There's more to do: hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip website.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in July since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

1
night
Cairns, Australia

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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairns tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 20°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

6
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Quicksilver Cruises as well as Daintree Discovery Tours. Get outdoors at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Daintree National Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mossman Gorge Centre and Four Mile Beach.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Daintree National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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