13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
6
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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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 19th (Fri), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 4 hours. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through The Rocks, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip app .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Douglas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning app .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 27th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, then hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets, and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then pause for some photo ops at Elizabeth Quay, and finally pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Perth is minus 2 hours. In July, Perth is slightly colder than Cairns - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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