9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: Bagdogra

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning website .

Bagdogra, India to Cairns is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bagdogra to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bagdogra in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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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 26th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

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. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne online holiday planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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night
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 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

Plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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