19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  14​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
6
Port Douglas
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Guangzhou

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Yellow Water and Mamukala Wetlands. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cahills Crossing and Bardedjilidji Walk. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, explore the ancient world of Ubirr, and explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) travel website .

Guangzhou, China to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Guangzhou to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Mamukala Wetlands ©
Mamukala Wetlands

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Take a break from the city and head to Mutitjulu Waterhole and Walpa Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

Make your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In February, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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

2
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Boat Hire and Melbourne Zoo. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and explore the world behind art at Customs House.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
On the 4th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, then admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. In March in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns holiday planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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