14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, look for gifts at Coffee Works Port Douglas, then view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, then soak in some Japanese tradition at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas online vacation maker.

Chennai, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in August, expect Port Douglas to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairns online itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then make a trip to Block Arcade.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip site.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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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: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Field of Light, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.