22 days in Australia, Fiji & Tahiti Itinerary

22 days in Australia, Fiji & Tahiti Itinerary

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Nadi, Fiji
— 1 night
2
Brisbane, Australia
— 2 nights
3
Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 2 nights
5
Alice Springs, Australia
— 1 night
6
Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
7
Adelaide, Australia
— 1 night
8
Hobart, Australia
— 1 night
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Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights
10
Canberra, Australia
— 1 night
11
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
12
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 2 nights

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Nadi, Fiji

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nadi trip itinerary app.

New York City, USA to Nadi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Nadi is 17 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Nadi hover around 87°F and lows are around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Nadi

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool ©
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool

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Brisbane, Australia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Moffat Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Nadi to Brisbane by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Nadi in December, things will get a bit cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 82°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Village Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns day trip app.

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: highs in Cairns hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, admire all the interesting features of Uluru, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Walkatjara Art Uluru, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Cairns in January, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (99°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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Alice Springs, Australia

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 4th (Sat), explore the galleries of Jila Arts, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, explore the galleries of Talapi, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 96°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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Perth, Australia

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 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Perth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Perth due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in January; daily highs in Perth reach 90°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Swan River ©
Swan River

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard, and finally explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Semaphore Beach, then make a trip to Adelaide Oval, then take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip maker app.

You can fly from Perth to Adelaide in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1.5 hours. When traveling from Perth in January, plan for little chillier days in Adelaide, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Semaphore Beach, Ashton Hills Vineyard
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Migration Museum
Migration Museum
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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Hobart, Australia

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 8th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary site.

Fly from Adelaide to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in January; daily highs in Hobart reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and then take a stroll around Federation Square. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and then shop like a local with Melbourne Central.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in January, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Floriade, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then contemplate the long history of Mugga-Mugga Cottage, and finally explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Mugga-Mugga Cottage
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Mugga-Mugga Cottage ©
Mugga-Mugga Cottage
Floriade ©
Floriade

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Sydney, Australia

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, and visit The Rocks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punaauia Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, stop by Viamiti Perles, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Point Venus.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Papeete road trip website.

Getting from Sydney to Papeete by flight takes about 13 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Papeete, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 76°F in Papeete. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punaauia, The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, Point Venus
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
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The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Point Venus ©
Point Venus

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