45 days in Australia Itinerary

45 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Palm Cove
— 6 nights
2
Green Island
— 1 night
3
Sydney Olympic Park
— 4 nights
4
Bondi
— 7 nights
5
Freshwater
— 5 nights
6
Manly
— 7 nights
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
8
Alice Springs
— 6 nights

6
nights
Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palm Cove: Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Kuranda, &more), Crystal Cascades (in Redlynch) and Mareeba Tropical Savannah and Wetland Reserve (in Mareeba). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, explore the galleries of Village Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ellis Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Cove trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Palm Cove is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Palm Cove to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Green Island.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Smithfield, Kuranda, Trinity Beach, Cairns Region, Yorkeys Knob Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

1
night
Green Island

Green Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Upolu Cay and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland Crocodile Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Green Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Palm Cove to Green Island with the Route module. September in Green Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney Olympic Park.

Things to do in Green Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Marineland Crocodile Park ©
Marineland Crocodile Park

4
nights
Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney Olympic Park ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Coast Walk (in Royal National Park), Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head) and Warrah Lookout (in Patonga).

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney Olympic Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Green Island to Sydney Olympic Park. In September, Sydney Olympic Park is slightly colder than Green Island - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney Olympic Park

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gosford, Circus Arts, Coast Walk, Symbio Wildlife Park, Norah Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre ©
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre
Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse

7
nights
Bondi

Bondi ©
Explore Bondi's surroundings by going to Minnamurra Falls (in Jamberoo), Kiama (Kiama Blowhole, Starfish Education Centre, &more) and Wollongong (Wollongong Head Lighthouse, Wollongong Botanic Garden, &more).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bondi tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sydney Olympic Park to Bondi in an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bondi when traveling from Sydney Olympic Park in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Freshwater.

Things to do in Bondi

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wollongong, Kiama, Sydney, Waverley Cemetery, Sublime Point Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
Nielsen Park ©
Nielsen Park
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House

5
nights
Freshwater

Freshwater ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Freshwater: Terrey Hills Par 3 Golf (in Terrey Hills) and Wisemans Ferry (Hawkins Lookout & Watkins Orchard). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Freshwater trip planner.

You can drive from Bondi to Freshwater in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Freshwater

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ingleside, Brookvale, Wisemans Ferry, Taronga Zoo, Terrey Hills Par 3 Golf
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Hawkins Lookout ©
Hawkins Lookout
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park ©
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

7
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Explore Manly's surroundings by going to Tizzana Winery (in Ebenezer), Wilberforce (The Australiana Pioneer Village & Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track) and Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Taronga Zoo, kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, and stroll through Convict Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Manly attractions site.

Manly is just a stone's throw from Freshwater. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Newcastle, Wilberforce, Lithgow, Bilpin, Taronga Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company

4
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Manly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manly in October: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

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
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

6
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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