28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
3
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Visiting Walkatjara Art and Valley of the Winds will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

Plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Mumbai, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wintjiri Arts + Museum
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Get outdoors at The Great Ocean Road and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central, look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get into the urban bustle at Federation Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:
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Balloon Rides
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Josophan's Fine Chocolate and Katoomba Antique Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Wentworth Falls and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. When in Katoomba, make a side trip to see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perry's Lookdown, browse the different shops at Leura Mall, and take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Katoomba vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Katoomba: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Perry's Lookdown, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. The Rocks and Macquarie Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Ned's Beach and Mt Gower. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island road trip site .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

3
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Village Gallery or Underart Gallery. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and explore the galleries of Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. May in Cairns sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Tanks Arts Centre
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sunday Market Port Douglas and With Sugar. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thornton Beach and Four Mile Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Myall Beach (in Cape Tribulation) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the exciting artwork at Studio 49 Artisan Gallery, explore the galleries of Ngarru Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas day trip app .

Take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Photography Tours, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay May 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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