27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  17 h
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h
7
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: London

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, walk around Claisebrook Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Perth at 21°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swan River ©
Swan River
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, find something for the whole family at Cockington Green, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

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You can fly from Perth to Canberra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Perth in July, with highs in Canberra at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Cockington Green ©
Cockington Green
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in July, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

1
night
Cairns

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail self-drive option. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the views from Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail self-drive option.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns visit planning app.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours

Side Trip

Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail self-drive option

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cooktown War Memorial, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Quicksilver Cruises. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Cape Tribulation and see Daintree National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Cooktown War Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Quicksilver Cruises ©
Quicksilver Cruises

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane tour planning app.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Port Douglas in July, with highs in Brisbane at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

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