13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises and take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns journey planner.

Hyderabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 4 hours. In July, Cairns is a bit cooler than Hyderabad - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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 21st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, and then kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas travel website .

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 23rd (Mon), view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

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

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Clovelly. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk, and let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip site .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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