19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Kakadu National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
7
Perth
— 2 nights
End: Perth

4
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Maguk Gorge and Motor Car Falls. Spend the 17th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kakadu National Park trip builder app .

Perth to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

Fly from Kakadu National Park to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Nature Parks
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Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker .

Fly from Alice Springs to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in October, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Pulpit Rock Lookout, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Blackheath tour itinerary tool .

Drive from Sydney to Blackheath in 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Blackheath. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Blackheath

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Pulpit Rock Lookout
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 28th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip site .

Explore your travel options from Blackheath to Launceston with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Blackheath in October: high temperatures in Launceston hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip maker .

You can fly from Launceston to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Launceston in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

2
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.
On the 1st (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial and then look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then explore the activities along Swan River, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In November, Perth is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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