19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Wyndham Vale
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney sightseeing planning tool .

Phoenix, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Phoenix to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Horseback Riding Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Sunday Market Port Douglas and Ngarru Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Bloomfield Waterfall in Bloomfield (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, stop by With Sugar, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 79°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Mason Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Casuarina Coastal Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, then stop by Embella Jewellery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and finally take in the natural beauty of Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin day trip planning website .

Getting from Port Douglas to Darwin by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in June: highs in Darwin hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©
Mason Gallery ©
Mason Gallery

2
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): view the masterpieces at The Courthouse Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, then kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Broome attractions planner .

Getting from Darwin to Broome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Darwin in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Broome, with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Wyndham Vale.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre

6
nights
Wyndham Vale

Wyndham Vale ©
Wyndham Vale is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Visit Lal Lal Blast Furnace and Steiglitz for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Serendip Sanctuary and Mount Rothwell Conservation and Research Centre will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wyndham Vale: Lara (Roraima Nursery & Kevin Hoffman Walk), Moorabool Ridge Winery (in Lethbridge) and Werribee Gorge State Park (in Ingliston). Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at You Yangs Regional Park. The adventure continues: look for gifts at St Anne's Winery, take in the views from Rothwell Bridge, and have fun at Presidents Park.

Find out how to plan Wyndham Vale trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Broome to Wyndham Vale. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Broome, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Wyndham Vale, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 42°F. You will leave for Sydney on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Wyndham Vale

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lara, Victoria, Little River, Moorabool Ridge Winery, Werribee Gorge State Park
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Serendip Sanctuary ©
Serendip Sanctuary
Werribee Gorge State Park ©
Werribee Gorge State Park
You Yangs Regional Park ©
You Yangs Regional Park

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wyndham Vale to Sydney. Traveling from Wyndham Vale in June, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 65°F and 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Museums
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Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk
Hyde Park Barracks Museum ©
Hyde Park Barracks Museum

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