11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  29​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Airlie Beach is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Airlie Beach, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Airlie Beach reach 34°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cairns sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Douglas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In December in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site .

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. Traveling from Port Douglas in December, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, Sydney is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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