17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Seville
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  29​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Seville

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder website .

Seville, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 29-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Sydney is 9 hours. Traveling from Seville in April, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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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

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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 25th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Cairns with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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.
On the 29th (Mon), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and then trek along Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

Make your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

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
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

2
nights
Melbourne

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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
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 4th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Perth online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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