19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Vancouver
Fly:  18​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Vancouver

5
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
Enjoy Sydney’s natural beauty, from unspoilt beaches to public gardens and, of course, the sparkling harbour, before discovering its thriving restaurants and markets.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Giulians. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Sydney is 18 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne
With Melbourne's combination of world-class dining, art galleries, homegrown fashion and a packed sports calendar, it's no surprise Victoria's capital is regarded the world’s most livable city.
Visiting Melbourne Zoo and Warrandyte State Park will get you outdoors. Head to Melbourne Central and Degraves Streetfor some retail therapy. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 16th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

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Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

3
days
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.
Head to Sunday Market Port Douglas and Coffee Worksfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

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You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Port Douglas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

3
days
Cairns

The gateway to Queensland's tropical north, Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Monica's Cathedral and Underart Gallery. Visit Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 22nd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, and hunt for treasures at Night Markets.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June in Cairns, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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