14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas — 2 nights

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 2nd (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas online travel planner.

Bengaluru, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cairns.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Cairns — 2 nights

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 4th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Sydney.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Sydney — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip maker.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Melbourne.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Melbourne — 2 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then make a trip to Flinders Street Station. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip builder app.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.