14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Sky Brewery. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairns road trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Cairns is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Cairns is 18 hours. In March, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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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.
On the 26th (Thu), stop by With Sugar, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and finally take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas road trip planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 28th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour builder tool.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Port Douglas in March, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Flinders Street Station, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, thenappreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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