23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive
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Canberra
— 1 night
Fly
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Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Bus to Hobart, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive
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Summerlands
— 1 night
Fly
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Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
Fly
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Perth
— 2 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.
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns road trip website.

Athens, Greece to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Athens in October: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Kakadu National park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) attractions planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes South Bank Parklands. On the 11th (Sun), stroll around South Bank Parklands.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip app.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes North Head Sanctuary, ATTY Gallery and Bondi to Coogee Walk. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, stop by The Rocks, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
National Gallery of Australia has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, Canberra is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tahune Forest AirWalk, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Salamanca Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Salamanca Market and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

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Traveling by flight from Canberra to Hobart takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Canberra in October, you will find days in Hobart are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Shopping · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Freycinet National Park has been added to your itinerary.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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.
To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker website.

Getting from Coles Bay to Melbourne by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, and ferry. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks
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Summerlands

Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Penguin Parade. On the 21st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Penguin Parade.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Summerlands route planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Summerlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Summerlands

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Softfoot Farm has been added to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Victor Harbor route planner.

Traveling by flight from Summerlands to Victor Harbor takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Summerlands to Victor Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Tours
Highlights from your trip

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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.
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Getting from Victor Harbor to Perth by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Victor Harbor to Perth due to the time zone difference. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks
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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.