22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna
Fly:  27 h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
7
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Vienna

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, and admire the masterpieces at KickArts Contemporary Arts.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cairns tour planning website.

Vienna, Austria to Cairns is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vienna to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in April; daily highs in Cairns reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for gifts at With Sugar, then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Douglas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island route maker website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island is 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach

4
nights
Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lord Howe Island to Sydney is minus 0.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Zero Latency, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens
Royal Exhibition Building ©
Royal Exhibition Building

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, make a trip to Field of Light, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

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

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Perth are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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