21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  29​h
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Kakadu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  42​h
San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Clovelly, stroll through Coogee Beach, and explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel route planning website .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Sydney is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Juan to Sydney, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Juan in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
days
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 13th (Sat): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, hike along Kuniya Walk, and then explore and take pictures at Uluru.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday app .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 4°C in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

3
days
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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. There's still lots to do: stroll through Trail Bike Adventures.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday app .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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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

3
days
Port Douglas

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Spend the 19th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for gifts at Coffee Works.

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Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
days
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, then stroll through Myall Beach, and then stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation online trip builder .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. July in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kakadu National Park.

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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

3
days
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Maguk Gorge and Nourlangie Rock. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ubirr will get you outdoors.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kakadu National Park trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cape Tribulation to Kakadu National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Mirrai Lookout ©
Mirrai Lookout

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