19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 1 night
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brisbane. In March in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

4
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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder site.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

Start your trip to Port Douglas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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