16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and stop by Darling Harbour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sydney trip simple and quick.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect nights in Sydney to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are much colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in April, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

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
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thentake some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and finally head outdoors with Horses in Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenview the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Coffee Works Port Douglas.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip maker app.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

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

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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 28th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by Bones and Jones. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairns day trip planning app.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

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

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