46 days in Australia Itinerary

46 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive to Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Fly to Perth International Airport
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Perth
— 3 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly to Sydney, Train to Katoomba
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Katoomba
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly
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Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
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Drive to Cairns International Airport, Fly to Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Drive to Bilaspur

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Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Bilaspur, India to Perth is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Perth

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) journey builder app.

Getting from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Werribee (Werribee Park Heritage Orchard & Farmyard & Werribee Open Range Zoo). Dedicate the 18th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries

Side Trip

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company) and Bellbird Hill Lookout (in Kurrajong Heights). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Wentworth Falls Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Katoomba trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Katoomba, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Sydney

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Katoomba in May, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Lord Howe Island

Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, stroll through Ned's Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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Cairns

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 5th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip planning site.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Cairns by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lord Howe Island to Cairns is minus 0.5 hours. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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 Cape Tribulation (Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm & Cape Trib Farm) and Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip app.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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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.