17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at With Sugar, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Port Douglas is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Port Douglas is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Manila in April, with highs in Port Douglas at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairns journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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, visit Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planner.

Fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in April; daily highs in Sydney reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
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, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne vacation planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey app.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get a bit warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 17°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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