19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  23​h
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Frankfurt

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Daintree Discovery Centre and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Visit Thornton Beach and Four Mile Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cairns online route planner .

Frankfurt, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Cairns is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thornton Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Trinity Beach, Four Mile Beach, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery and then have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brisbane online journey planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairns in July, with highs in Brisbane at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Arthur Payne House are in your itinerary. Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, explore the galleries of Brett Whiteley Studio, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation website .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Let the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Italian Museum and Historical Society.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru and Kuniya Walk. Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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