19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
3
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Richmond

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adventure Moreton Island as well as Australia Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane and don't miss a visit to Wheel of Brisbane.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane online driving holiday planner .

Richmond, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Richmond to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. In August, Brisbane is a bit cooler than Richmond - with highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane
Adventure Moreton Island ©
Adventure Moreton Island

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. You will leave for Perth on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Take a break from the city and head to Swan River and Caversham Wildlife Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

Plan my day in Perth using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Cairns to Perth by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in August, with highs in Perth at 67°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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 3rd (Tue), head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Perth in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Green Point Reserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hawker to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Green Point Reserve ©
Green Point Reserve

Similar Plans

22 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Brisbane BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM DENMARK November, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 20 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM GERMANY November, culture, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NORWAY December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Brisbane & Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT