9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 3 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Daintree Entomological museum and Daintree Discovery Centre. Get some cultural insight at Ngarru Gallery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas journey maker tool.

New Delhi, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect nights in Port Douglas to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove Beach, Daintree Discovery Centre, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

2
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.
On the 26th (Fri), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, thenexplore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, thentake in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, thengo for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
On the 28th (Sun), wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the exciting artwork at Jason Ree, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art, thenexplore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, and finally kick back and relax at Manly Beach. On the next day, make a trip to Macquarie Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at The Rocks Discovery Museum, thenwander the streets of Darling Harbour, and finally meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip website.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

Similar Plans

11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDONESIA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Australia & Bengaluru BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans