17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 1 day
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 1 night
7
Cairns
— 3 nights

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip maker.

Ahmedabad, India to Perth is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Perth, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in June, expect Perth to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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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 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, gain insight at Walkatjara Art Uluru, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, then hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

Plan my day in Melbourne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney route website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), walk around Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands. On your second day here, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brisbane planning site.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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night
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 6th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at With Sugar, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and finally make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

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

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, then let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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