16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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 26th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thenget engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum, and finally get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip maker app.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Port Douglas is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Islamabad in June, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Cairns

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 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, thenadmire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip planning app.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, thenget engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour planning website.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, thendon't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and finally make a trip to Block Arcade. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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