47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Mooloolaba
— 5 nights
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
7
Katoomba
— 4 nights
8
Melbourne
— 5 nights
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights

4
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.
Step out of Port Douglas to go to Daintree and see Tranquility Falls, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Port Douglas. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, things will get little chillier in Port Douglas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Tranquility Falls
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

4
nights
Cape Tribulation

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield), Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Cow Bay (Cow Bay Beach & Walu Wugirriga Lookout). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planning app.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. April in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree, Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Photography Tours
Cow Bay Beach ©
Cow Bay Beach

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach, Palm Cove Beach, &more). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip builder.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Crystal Cascades, Macalister Brewing Company, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mooloolaba: Maleny (Obi Boardwalk & Gardners Falls). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, get interesting insight from Tours, experience the excitement of SunJet Simulations, and look for all kinds of wild species at Buderim Forest Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mooloolaba trip site.

You can fly from Cairns to Mooloolaba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in May; daily highs in Mooloolaba reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Buderim, Maleny, Coolum Beach, Aqua Park Bli Bli
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, thenkick back and relax at Ned's Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mooloolaba to Lord Howe Island takes 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Lord Howe Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
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: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planner.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lord Howe Island to Sydney, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights), Megalong Valley (Dryridge Estate & Horseback Riding Tours) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Katoomba Cascades, stroll through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and hike along Charles Darwin walk.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip itinerary app.

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Sydney in May, Katoomba is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Megalong Valley, Blackheath, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Katoomba to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Katoomba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, go for a walk through Field of Light, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, trek along Gubara, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and stroll through Yurmikmik Walks.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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