24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
9
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: London

2
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.
On the 30th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Bones and Jones. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thentrek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Spas
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

Make your Port Douglas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
On the 4th (Wed), let little ones run wild at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, thenstroll around South Bank Parklands, and then admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip website.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in November, things will get a bit cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

4
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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip tool.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Melbourne

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, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online route planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wineries Tours
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 14th (Sat), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Tours Museums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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: explore and take pictures at Uluru, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip website.

Fly from Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Adelaide - with highs of 41°C and lows of 22°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: high temperatures in Perth hover around 33°C and lows are around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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