47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation maker

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Fly
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Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Drive to Noosa
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Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 5 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Perth
— 2 nights
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Cairns

— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip maker website.

Billund, Denmark to Cairns is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Cairns is 9 hours. Traveling from Billund in February, expect Cairns to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Port Douglas

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas, then explore the galleries of Ngarru Gallery, then center your mind and body at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. February in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Fraser Island

— 5 nights
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Indian Head, and head off the coast to Waddy Point.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Fraser Island trip maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Fraser Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Noosa

— 5 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach), Buderim (Buderim Lions Park & Wirreanda Park) and Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Essential Bodywork, take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, let your taste buds guide you at Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours, and stop by Underground Surf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane

— 3 nights

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: walk around South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip website.

Drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Lord Howe Island

— 2 nights
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Sydney

— 6 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is minus 0.5 hours. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba

— 5 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take some stellar pictures from Echo Point Lookout.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Katoomba trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 6 nights

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.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Katoomba in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to 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 March, things will get somewhat warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Perth

— 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Wed), steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fremantle Prison and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. In March, Perth is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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.