20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + shuttle:  19​h
1
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Bengaluru

3
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.
Daintree Discovery Centre and Daintree Entomological museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. When in Port Douglas, make a side trip to see Thornton Beach in Thornton Beach, approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, stop by With Sugar, and take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website .

Bengaluru, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree Discovery Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Port Douglas in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll explore and learn at Shrine of Remembrance and Federation Square. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc..

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Shopping
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Get some cultural insight at Kata Tjuta and Uluru Hiking Path. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take some stellar pictures from Uluru, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Get a sense of the local culture at Ubirr and Anbangbang Billabong. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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