24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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Port Douglas
— 1 night
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
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Adelaide
— 2 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Perth
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park, and then stop by Opalbar.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip builder site.

Gibraltar, Gibraltar to Port Douglas is an approximately 31-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Gibraltar in April, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Opalbar, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

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Cairns

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Freshwater Station, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the views from Story Bridge, then make a trip to City Hall, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Eagle Street Pier, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, take in the exciting artwork at State Library Of Queensland, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, and finally don't miss a visit to Anzac Square & Memorial Galleries.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland
Eagle Street Pier ©
Eagle Street Pier

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Harbour Town Premium Outlets, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, then kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online vacation planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Highlights from your plan
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at The Rocks Markets, and finally go for a walk through Barangaroo Foreshore Walk. Keep things going the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour, stroll around Hyde Park, then look for gifts at Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally get outside with Watsons Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers ©
Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers
The Rocks Markets ©
The Rocks Markets

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, stop by Degraves Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, then shop like a local with Federation Square, and finally engage your brain at Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Southbank, hunt for treasures at South Melbourne Market, then explore the world behind art at ArtVo, and finally take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Federation Square ©
Federation Square
South Melbourne Market ©
South Melbourne Market
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, and then see Off-Road Tours.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kangaroo Island trip simple and quick.

Getting from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 17th (Sat), browse the different shops at Adelaide Arcade, admire the natural beauty at Himeji Garden, identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, and finally wander the streets of North Terrace. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then stroll around Botanic Park, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Adelaide attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully
North Terrace ©
North Terrace

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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 19th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Fishery Bay and then tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours.

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You can fly from Adelaide to Port Lincoln in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving

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Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, then take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool, and finally look for gifts at The Toffee Factory. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Emu Point, then stroll through Little Beach, then kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and finally examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Albany day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Albany takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Lincoln to Albany is minus 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
Highlights from your plan
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 22nd (Thu), explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets, then revel in the low prices at Watertown Brand Outlet Centre, and finally pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Perth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Albany, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, Fremantle Markets
Highlights from your plan
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets

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