19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Perth
— Few hours
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth tour itinerary planner.

Adelaide to Perth is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. In September in Perth, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and don't miss a visit to Ubirr.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Jabiru is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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.
Spend the 7th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker app .

Getting from Jabiru to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 10th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cairns travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Shaolin Junk Cruises
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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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 13th (Thu): get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions website .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cairns in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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