22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Krakow
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Krakow

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). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip builder.

Krakow, Poland to Cairns is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Krakow to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in November, expect Cairns to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas

3
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas tour itinerary builder website.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Port Douglas in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 41°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately Torquay away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Melbourne are much colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

7
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, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney holiday app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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