16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Riyadh

1
day
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 12th (Tue), explore the activities along Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Perth trip simple and quick.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Perth is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Perth is 5 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in February, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, get outside with Walpa Gorge, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

Before you visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 43°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

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
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and finally trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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.
On the 18th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip website .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, stroll through Manly Beach, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, Sydney is a bit cooler than Port Douglas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a tour by water with Melbourne Boat Hire, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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