7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 1 night
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Cairns
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights

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Sydney

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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 18th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, stop by With Sugar, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas travel route planner.

Fly from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

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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.
On the 19th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then walk around Anzac Park.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cairns Cenotaph ©
Cairns Cenotaph

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Cairns in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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