19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
6
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: London

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip maker .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney. Traveling from London in July, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. On the 12th (Fri), trek along Grand Canyon track, then explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, then stroll through The National Pass, and finally take in breathtaking views at Lincoln's Rock.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Leura tour planner.

Getting from Sydney to Leura by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Leura when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Leura

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Blue Mountains National Park
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Lincoln's Rock ©
Lincoln's Rock

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Leura in July, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and then hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online trip builder .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape Tribulation route planner .

You can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

2
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.
On the 21st (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas day trip planning app .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 23rd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, delve into the distant past at Ubirr, and then take in the pleasant sights at Yurmikmik Walks. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru travel planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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