19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Whitsunday Island
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Ocean Road Tours, Australian Treasure Walks - Melbourne Lanes and Arcades and Queen Victoria Market. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Melbourne Gaol and Royal Exhibition Building. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne online travel route planner.

Miami, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Melbourne is 15 hours. Traveling from Miami in April, expect nights in Melbourne to be much colder, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Old Melbourne Gaol
4.5
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World heritage site
Royal Exhibition Building
4.4

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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 21st (Tue), hike along Kuniya Walk, then make a trip to Uluru, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planning tool.

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 to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Kuniya Walk
4.8
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World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Uluru Hiking Path
3.9

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 22nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: stop by With Sugar, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Find out how to plan Port Douglas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
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Safari
Safaris
4.9
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Wildlife Area
Mossman Gorge Centre
4.3
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Spa
Spas
4.4

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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
You've now added Esplanade Lagoon Pool to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Esplanade Boardwalk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Ngarru Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Annie's at the Beach (in Palm Cove) and Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas).

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairns online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Esplanade Boardwalk
4.7

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Step out of the city life by going to Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Whitsunday Island trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Cairns to Whitsunday Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Whitsunday Island when traveling from Cairns in April, with lows around 66°F. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to Sydney.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hill Inlet
5.0

3
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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney visit planner.

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in April, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
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Must see
The Rocks
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8

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