44 days in Australia Itinerary

44 days in Australia Itinerary

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44 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Wentworth Falls
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+5
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  11 h 15 min
6
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: London

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): explore the activities along Yardie Creek and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth day trip app .

London, UK to Exmouth is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Exmouth. In July in Exmouth, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, get your game on at Zero Latency, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Exmouth to Melbourne in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exmouth to Melbourne. Traveling from Exmouth in July, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, situated approximately west of the Sydney central business district, and about east of Katoomba, Australia on the Great Western Highway, with a Wentworth Falls railway station on the Main Western line. Venture out of the city with trips to Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, take a peaceful walk through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and trek along Grand Canyon track.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Wentworth Falls trip site .

Drive from Sydney to Wentworth Falls in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Wentworth Falls when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Trees Adventure Grose River Park, Bilpin Cider Company, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, stroll through Indian Head, and delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wentworth Falls to Fraser Island. In August, Fraser Island is a bit warmer than Wentworth Falls - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

1
night
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 7th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary app .

Getting from Fraser Island to Airlie Beach by combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, train, flight, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fraser Island in August since evenings lows in Airlie Beach dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours

4
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 a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll around Anzac Park, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in August, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach, Barron Gorge National Park, Earl Hill, Cairns Kart Hire Track
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Daintree Discovery Centre) and Daintree (Photography Tours & Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail). There's lots more to do: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach, stroll through Myall Beach, and stop by Daintree Entomological museum.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation day trip site .

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree, Cow Bay
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
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Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey maker app .

Getting from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in August, plan for little chillier days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) 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 Aug 19 — 22:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and delve into the distant past at Ubirr.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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