19 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday maker.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sydney. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, make a trip to Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

Start your trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cairns.
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Cairns — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 20th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planning app.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Sun).
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Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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