41 days in Australia Itinerary

41 days in Australia Itinerary

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41 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly + Train:  9​h 30​min
3
Leura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Port Douglas
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  29​h
End: Toronto

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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see SunJet Simulations in Mooloolaba, approximately Mooloolaba away. The adventure continues: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane tour planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Brisbane is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Brisbane. Traveling from Toronto in February, expect Brisbane to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

SunJet Simulations
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Head, and head off the coast to Waddy Point.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

3
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Bilpin Cider Company in Bilpin (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, delve into the lush surroundings at Perry's Lookdown, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The National Pass.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Leura trip planner.

Do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and train from Fraser Island to Leura in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Fraser Island in February, plan for little chillier nights in Leura, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Katoomba, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

5
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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary site .

Getting from Leura to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning site .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: highs in Perth hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, trek along Kuniya Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary app .

Fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in March: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire all the interesting features of The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Elizas Gallery) and Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Wonga Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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