11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 2 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 1 night
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night

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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and White Rabbit Gallery. There's much more to do: visit The Rocks, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. April in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Melbourne Central, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, thenview the masterpieces at Buxton Contemporary, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, thenhike along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in April, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Port Douglas, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island tour itinerary website.

Getting from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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