22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights

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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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Spas make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairns travel route planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Kids will appreciate attractions like D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours and Cape Tribulation Beach. There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with Ocean Safari, trot along with a tour on horseback, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, and whizz through the canopy at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation visit site.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Ocean Safari ©
Ocean Safari
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours ©
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, trot along with a tour on horseback, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip maker app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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Sydney

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.
Attractions like Bondi to Coogee Walk and Sydney Harbour Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): go for a walk through Mala Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 4°C in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kids will enjoy Animal Tracks Safari and Maguk Gorge. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the striking landscape at Arnhem Land Escarpment, and explore and take pictures at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) sightseeing planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

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