41 days in Australia Itinerary

41 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 6 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly to Sydney, Train to Katoomba
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Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Perth — 6 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Motor Museum of Western Australia (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & WA Maritime Museum). Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, examine the collection at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and steep yourself in history at Fremantle History Walking Tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary tool.

New Delhi, India to Perth is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Perth is 2.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, things will get a bit cooler in Perth: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 3:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 5 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Maguk Gorge, get outside with Yellow Water Cruises, stroll through Ubirr, and take some stellar pictures from Mirray Lookout.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online route planner.

You can fly from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas route app.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.
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Cape Tribulation — 3 nights

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.
Cape Tribulation is known for adventure, nature, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, trot along with a tour on horseback, experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, and kick back and relax at Myall Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation vacation maker.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Cairns.
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Cairns — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 16th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 17th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, see Off-Road Tours, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, head outdoors with Uluru Astro Tour, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 5 nights

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.
Dedicate the 25th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Katoomba.
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Katoomba — 4 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, get great views at The Three Sisters, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Katoomba trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in November, with highs in Katoomba at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 6 nights

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation maker.

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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