19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach & Spas). Spend the 7th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get much warmer in Cairns: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and finally look for gifts at With Sugar.

Plan trip to Port Douglas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 Field of Light, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Port Douglas in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planning tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to 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
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, thenadmire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

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Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Perth are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial

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