22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darwin
— 1 night
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
3
Mooloolaba
— 3 nights
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
6
Adelaide
— 1 night
7
Perth
— 2 nights

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): browse the different shops at The Book Shop Darwin, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then make a splash at Big Buoy Water Park.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary website.

London, UK to Darwin is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from London to Darwin. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Darwin at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Big Buoy Water Park ©
Big Buoy Water Park
The Book Shop Darwin ©
The Book Shop Darwin

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Port Douglas Court House Museum, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, &more) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). There's still lots to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Figtree Playground, hike along The Blue Arrow Circuit, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO TO YOU HQ - Discovery Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Darwin in July, plan for little chillier days in Cairns, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
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.
Bring the kids along to SunJet Simulations and Australia Zoo. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Kings Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Big Kart Track, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mooloolaba trip planning website.

Getting from Cairns to Mooloolaba by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in August, with highs in Mooloolaba at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Caloundra, Big Kart Track, Aqua Fun Park, Buderim Lions Park, Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, get your game on at Flight Experience, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Mooloolaba to Sydney by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mooloolaba in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Shrine of Remembrance will thrill your kids. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Wineries Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

2
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 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, thenstroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, thenpause for some photo ops at First Contact, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bounce Inc Trampoline Park Cannington.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bounce Inc Trampoline Park Cannington
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Revolutions Transport Museum ©
Revolutions Transport Museum

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