37 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

37 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Shuttle:  26 h
1
Port Douglas, Australia
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
4
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
6
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 30 min
7
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
10
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
+4
Train + Foot + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  8 h
11
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
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Port Douglas, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, then do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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

London, UK to Port Douglas is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 10 hours. Traveling from London in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns road trip app.

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in July; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Tongariro National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

Tongariro National Park ©
Tongariro National Park has a long history of preserving New Zealand's pristine alpine landscape.
Tongariro National Park is known for trails, nature, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Horsemtrails, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridge Track, explore the striking landscape of Te Porere Redoubt, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tama Lakes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tongariro National Park trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Tongariro National Park. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Tongariro National Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Tongariro National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing ©
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Horsemtrails ©
Horsemtrails
Whakapapa Nature Walk ©
Whakapapa Nature Walk

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, fly down the slopes at The Remarkables Ski Area, learn about winemaking at Chard Farm Winery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Coronet Peak.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Queenstown tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tongariro National Park to Queenstown in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
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iFLY Queenstown ©
iFLY Queenstown
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Spas

4
nights
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Te Anau is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Doubtful Sound, identify plant and animal life at Ivan Wilson Park, trek along Lake Marian Track, and stroll through Kepler Track.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Te Anau vacation maker site.

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Te Anau in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Fiordland National Park
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound
Gertrude Saddle ©
Gertrude Saddle

3
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, get your game on at Zero Latency, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Te Anau to Melbourne in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Te Anau to Melbourne is minus 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, don't miss a visit to Ubirr, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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night
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll around KLCC Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around KL Bird Park, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Kuala Lumpur. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Kuala Lumpur is minus 1.5 hours. July in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
KLCC Park ©
KLCC Park

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Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the activities along Aow Leuk Bay and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stop by Flipflop and Treacle and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Tao takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Aow Leuk Bay ©
Aow Leuk Bay

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nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok travel planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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