13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Visakhapatnam

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 outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

Before you visit Cairns, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Visakhapatnam, India to Cairns is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Visakhapatnam to Cairns is 4 hours. In October in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 14th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's more to do: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Kuniya Walk. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and take some stellar pictures from Uluru.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Sydney hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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