19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
6
Brisbane
— 3 nights

3
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, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Neighbours Tour has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, thentake in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Viri VR. Here are some ideas for day two: catch all the local highlights with Neighbours Tour, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, thenexamine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
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 Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get outside with Horses in Port. Keep things going the next day: get outside with The Bump Track, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas route planning site.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August; daily highs in Port Douglas reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the pleasant sights at Red Arrow Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip app.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Red Arrow Walk, Earl Hill
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spas

3
nights
Brisbane

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.
You've now added Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in August, expect Brisbane to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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