40 days in Australia Itinerary

40 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 6 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 13 nights
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Brisbane
— 9 nights

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Brisbane

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planning website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Brisbane is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Brisbane is 7 hours. February in Brisbane sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Rex Lookout (in Wangetti), Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach) and Cape Tribulation (Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm & Horseback Riding Tours). Spend the 7th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, stroll through Palm Cove Beach, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas travel planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Port Douglas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Horseback Riding Tours

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Airlie Beach

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Airlie Beach side-trips: Hamilton Island (Hamilton Island Golf Club, Jetryder, &more) and Daydream Island Living Reef (in Daydream Island). Spend the 13th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, take in the exciting artwork at Into The Blue Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach sightseeing tool.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive; or take a bus. February in Airlie Beach sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), stop by Darling Harbour, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, stroll through Bondi Beach, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planner.

Fly from Airlie Beach to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Airlie Beach in February, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo & Werribee River Park), Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). On the 22nd (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 24th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise). Explore Brisbane further: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Caloundra Jet Ski ©
Caloundra Jet Ski
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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