7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): hike along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then don't miss a visit to Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Sat), snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
day
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 5th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

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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 6th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

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You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

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