25 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive to Port Elizabeth, Fly to Port Macquarie
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Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Drive
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Port Macquarie — 3 nights

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Popular historic sites such as Port Macquarie Museum and Old Bottlebutt are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Thomas Anglican Church and Mid North Coast Maritime Museum. When in Port Macquarie, make a side trip to see North Brother Mountain in Laurieton, approximately Laurieton away. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, do a tasting at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard, take in the exciting artwork at Hastings Valley Art Gallery, and take an exotic tour of Port Macquarie Camel Safari's.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Macquarie online travel route planner.

Knysna, South Africa to Port Macquarie is an approximately 26.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Knysna to Port Macquarie, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Port Macquarie are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wentworth Falls Lookout and The Giant Stairway. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Walk and The Three Sisters. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, look and learn at Sydney Observatory, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning app.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park — 2 nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and then trek along Lake Lilla Track.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online day trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Hobart.
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Hobart — 4 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Mount Wellington. Appreciate the collections at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Narryna Heritage Museum. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Convict Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, see the interesting displays at Tasmanian Transport Museum, and make a trip to Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip builder app.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 2 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Raptor Domain and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Emu Ridge Eucalyptus. There's more to do: see Off-Road Tours and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island day trip planning app.

Getting from Hobart to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Kangaroo Island is minus 0.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Alice Springs.
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Alice Springs — 2 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

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 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Alice Springs itinerary planner.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Alice Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. In March, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Discover out-of-the-way places like Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Lungkata Walk. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Mala Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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