36 days in Australia, Ubud & Ko Phi Phi Don Itinerary

36 days in Australia, Ubud & Ko Phi Phi Don Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
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St Kilda, Australia
— 3 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 3 nights
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Noosa, Australia
— 3 nights
Drive to River Heads, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island
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Fraser Island, Australia
— 2 nights
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Whitsunday Island, Australia
— 1 night
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Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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Sydney, Australia

— 4 nights

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: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney travel route planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Sydney is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Sydney, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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St Kilda, Australia

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at Wine Compass and then meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our St Kilda trip tool.

Getting from Sydney to St Kilda by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in St Kilda. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brisbane, Australia

— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Brisbane to go to Main Beach and see Sea World Theme Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Getting from St Kilda to Brisbane by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from St Kilda in February, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Noosa, Australia

— 3 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Tina Cooper Gallery (in Eumundi) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at Essential Bodywork, get great views at Lows Lookout, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, and shop like a local with Underground Surf.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Noosa day trip planning website.

You can drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Fraser Island, Australia

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Fri), kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, then take an exotic tour of Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Whitsunday Island, Australia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February in Whitsunday Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Cairns, Australia

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 1st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, stroll around Munro Martin Parklands, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cairns travel planner.

Fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Ubud, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur and then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk, then Head underground at Elephant Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Threads of Life.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ubud day trip site.

Fly from Cairns to Ubud in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Ubud. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 9 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Moo Dee Beach, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don vacation planner.

You can fly from Ubud to Ko Phi Phi Don in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ubud in March, expect nights in Ko Phi Phi Don to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Queensland travel guide

4.3
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Wildlife Areas
Located in the northeast of Australia, Queensland boasts a rich history, efficient cities, picturesque coastline, and lush interior rainforest. Tourism in Queensland tends to revolve around the Sunshine State's countless beaches and coastal enclaves, which engender a laid-back, easygoing way of life. Named after Queen Victoria, the state was first settled by Europeans in the 17th century, but the area is believed to have served as home to the country's Aboriginal population as far back as 60,000 years.

Whitsunday Islands travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas
Set at the heart of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Islands remain one of the most popular yachting destinations in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting over half a million travelers each year. Made up of 74 mainly uninhabited islands--only five boast resorts and several more allow camping--this exotic tropical getaway mesmerizes visitors with warm turquoise waters hugged by some of the finest beaches in the world. A trip to Whitsunday Islands is a feast for the senses. Sailing, kayaking, and power boating rank among the top things to do in Whitsunday Islands, next to diving and snorkeling, providing a chance to explore the seaways, pristine beaches, and secluded coves.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.