17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

5
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, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney road trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Sydney reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

Plan trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

3
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, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 29th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip builder website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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