14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Nadi, Viti Levu

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planning tool .

Nadi, Fiji to Cairns is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from Fiji Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by With Sugar. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, and then explore the galleries of Ngarru Gallery.

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

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
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.
Do your shopping at Walkatjara Art and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wintjiri Arts + Museum
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and then take in the exciting artwork at Federation Square. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then shop like a local with Melbourne Central.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia ©

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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