19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Freshwater Station, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker app.

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairns, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Start your trip to Port Douglas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

4
nights
Melbourne

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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