16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Guwahati

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Explore hidden gems such as The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Anzac Hill. Kids will appreciate attractions like Walking tours and The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs online trip itinerary builder .

Guwahati, India to Alice Springs is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Guwahati to Alice Springs. In April, Alice Springs is slightly colder than Guwahati - with highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Raptor Domain and Flinders Chase National Park. Kids will enjoy Stokes Beach and Little Sahara. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park and indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island day trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Alice Springs to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

2
nights
Hobart

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 23rd (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, have fun at The Hobart Real Tennis Club, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Hobart in 5.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Food Tours
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning app .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in April, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Port Douglas at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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