21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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Melbourne

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get your game on at Zero Latency.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Melbourne is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Melbourne is 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

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Sydney

Sydney ©

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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Wentworth Falls Lookout in Wentworth Falls, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Beach
Bondi Beach
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8

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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, and view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

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You can fly from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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Cairns

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.
Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll around Anzac Park.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Spa
Spas
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Esplanade Boardwalk
4.7

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
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World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
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World heritage site
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
4.7

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Perth

Perth ©

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 20th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth attractions planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect Perth to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
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Historic Site
The Perth Mint
4.4

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