50 days in Australia Itinerary

50 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive
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Blackheath
— 5 nights
Drive
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Brisbane
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, go for a walk through Field of Light, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning site.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, wander the streets of Melbourne Central, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and browse the collection at State Library Victoria.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary app.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackheath: Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company & Hillbilly Cider) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, learn about winemaking at Dryridge Estate, get great views at The Three Sisters, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Blackheath trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blackheath takes 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Blackheath. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wineries

Side Trips

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to K'gari, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Allom, visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip maker tool.

Drive from Blackheath to Fraser Island in 16.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Blackheath in July: high temperatures in Fraser Island hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Main Beach to see Sea World Theme Park about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planning site.

Getting from Fraser Island to Brisbane by combination of car, ferry, and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In July, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in August, with highs in Port Douglas at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Cape Tribulation

A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Daintree (Photography Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory) and Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk, experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, stop by Daintree Entomological museum, and kick back and relax at Myall Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. August in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach, Palm Cove Beach, &more). Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Blue Arrow Circuit, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.