19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
6
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  33​h
End: San Jose

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Darling Harbour as well as Bondi Beach. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Wentworth Falls. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning website .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Sydney is 16 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Cottesloe Beach and Lake Claremont. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial and take in the views from Elizabeth Quay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Sydney to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Claremont, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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 10th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole and then trek along Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner .

You can fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in March, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
You've now added Melbourne Central to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and HMAS Castlemaine. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and The Great Ocean Road. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the striking features of Old Safety Deposit Building, and take in the spiritual surroundings of East Melbourne Synagogue.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Vincent's Catholic Church and then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

few
hours
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.
For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
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