22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + shuttle:  26​h
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trinity Beach and Des Spencer Galleries. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas travel route builder .

Manchester, UK to Port Douglas is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbour National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in May, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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.
Get outdoors at Valley of the Winds and Uluru. Get some cultural insight at Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, trek along Kuniya Walk, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder .

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
On the 24th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then hike along Monkey Rock, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Albany tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Albany, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Monkey Rock ©
Monkey Rock

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mammoth Cave and Ngilgi Cave. Get some cultural insight at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Wise Wine. Venture out of the city with trips to Canal Rocks (in Yallingup) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Margaret River route maker site .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup, Boranup, Yallingup, Brown Hill Estate
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Broome Historical Museum. Get in touch with nature at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge and Cable Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, and browse the exhibits of The Courthouse Collection.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Broome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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