20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
5
Leura
— 2 nights
6
Canberra
— 1 night
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ubirr and Maguk Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre and identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 132-hour travel. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Walkatjara Art Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, trek along Kuniya Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Daintree Entomological museum and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. You'll explore and learn at Daintree Discovery Centre and Studio 49 Artisan Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Village Gallery (in Palm Cove) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Port Douglas hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Village Gallery, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Daintree Entomological museum, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like ATTY Gallery and Sydney Opera House. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, then explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Falls Gallery, stop by Josophan's Fine Chocolate, steep yourself in history at Leura Post Office, explore the galleries of Gallery One88, then take in the exciting artwork at Lost Bear Gallery, and finally browse for treasures at Katoomba Antique Centre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Leura road trip app.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney in October, Leura is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Leura

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Falls Gallery
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Drill Hall Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, browse the exhibits of Scott Leggo Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally explore the galleries of Strathnairn Arts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Leura to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Leura in October; daily highs in Canberra reach 25°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Scott Leggo Gallery ©
Scott Leggo Gallery

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll explore and learn at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and HMAS Castlemaine. The adventure continues: stop by Melbourne Central, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, look for gifts at Ambiance Gifts, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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