22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  25​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
7
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
8
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
9
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: Rome

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary site .

Rome, Italy to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Rome in November, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trips

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
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.
On the 4th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef and then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Adventure, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Scuba & Snorkeling
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 6th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get great views at Anzac Hill, and then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs journey planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Port Douglas in November, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, you will find days in Sydney are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. On the next day, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online journey planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Opossum Bay Beach
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To plan Kangaroo Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hobart to Kangaroo Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River day trip tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River in 11 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point
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Cowaramup Bay ©
Cowaramup Bay
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome travel route builder app .

Getting from Margaret River to Broome by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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