22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
6
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
7
Cairns
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Visiting Bondi to Coogee Walk and The National Pass will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, steep yourself in history at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online holiday maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
The National Pass
4.7

2
nights
Melbourne

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria, then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5
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Historic Site
Old Melbourne Gaol
4.5

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): go for a walk through Field of Light, go for a walk through Mala Walk, and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and finally explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much hotter (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
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World heritage site
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Kuniya Walk
4.8

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Yellow Water Cruises. Spend the 31st (Sat) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre and look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Maguk Gorge
4.8
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Must see
Ubirr
4.8
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Yellow Water Cruises
4.5

3
nights
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Safari
Safaris
4.9
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Wildlife Area
Mossman Gorge Centre
4.3

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ocean Safari and Cape Tribulation Beach. Step out of Cape Tribulation with an excursion to Daintree Discovery Centre in Cow Bay--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a short side trip with D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, stroll through Thornton Beach, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, and whizz through the canopy at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation route builder site.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Ocean Safari
4.9
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Science Museum
Daintree Discovery Centre
3.8

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns visit planner.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

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