11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Melbourne online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Tue), hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): 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 identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site.

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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