15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 1 night
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Cairns — 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 16th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip maker website.

Peshawar, Pakistan to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Peshawar to Cairns, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Peshawar in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairns, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

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Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 3 nights

The Harbour City

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney online day trip planner.

Fly from Port Douglas to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Sydney is a bit cooler than Port Douglas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In April, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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