19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h
4
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: London

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pulpit Rock Lookout, Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, Sydney Opera House, and other attractions you added. Visiting Bondi Beach and Sam Fiszman Park will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planning tool .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Sam Fiszman Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuranda Scenic Railway as well as Fitzroy Island National Park. Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Fitzroy Island National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fitzroy Island National Park ©
Fitzroy Island National Park
Kuranda Scenic Railway ©
Kuranda Scenic Railway

1
night
Port Douglas

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trinity Bay Lookout, St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, then take some stellar pictures from Trinity Bay Lookout, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find your balance on the water with Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle, then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and then get great views at Walu Wugirriga Lookout.

You can plan Port Douglas trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Bay Lookout ©
Trinity Bay Lookout

1
night
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park and then stroll through Thornton Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

2
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
You've now added The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns online sightseeing planner .

Take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Crystal Cascades, Babinda Boulders
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Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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