19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + shuttle:  16​h 15​min
4
Denham
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​h
End: London

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palm Cove Beach and Muddy's Playground. Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Spas, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns travel route planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Cairns reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Bring the kids along to Four Mile Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 19th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 17th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and take some stellar pictures from Uluru.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online route maker .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be much colder, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Denham.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

6
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monkey Mia. On the 30th (Fri), get great views at Eagle Bluff, then kick back and relax at Shell Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park Aquarium, kick back and relax at Little Lagoon, and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Denham day trip tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Denham by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Denham, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

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