13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  28​h
1
Cairns
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Buffalo

1
day
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 9th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary website .

Buffalo, USA to Cairns is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 15 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairns, with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. June in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru and Lungkata Walk. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Kuniya Walk, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

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 June, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are little chillier (67°F), and nights are cooler (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney route builder app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 50°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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