14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Laserfun and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairns attractions planner.

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for slightly colder days in Cairns, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Horses in Port. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary tool.

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, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along Kuniya Walk, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, thenexplore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can 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
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya 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, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and have some family-friendly fun at Viri VR.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) 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: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Bondi Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online holiday maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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