43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
5
Brisbane
— 4 nights
6
Blackheath
— 4 nights
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
8
Melbourne
— 6 nights
9
Perth
— 2 nights

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip website.

Faisalabad, Pakistan to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 120-hour travel. Traveling from Faisalabad to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
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Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

2
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Kuniya Walk, and get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To plan Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Village Gallery, Spas, &more). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, see Off-Road Tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, plan for slightly colder days in Cairns, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Cape Tribulation (Myall Beach, Cape Trib Farm, &more) and Tranquility Falls (in Daintree). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and browse the exhibits of Ngarru Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip maker website.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Tranquility Falls
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Brisbane using our trip planner.

Fly from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect Brisbane to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Mooloolaba
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

4
nights
Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackheath side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). Next up on the itinerary: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Blackheath travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Blackheath with the Route module. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brisbane in February since evenings lows in Blackheath dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

6
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online travel planner.

Getting from Blackheath to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 35 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and get lost in a book at State Library Victoria.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, thenhave fun at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth route planning site.

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in Perth at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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