9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Los Angeles

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas travel route planner .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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