11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  30​h
1
Cape Tribulation
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to Cape Tribulation is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Cape Tribulation, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then head outdoors with Horses in Port.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): get outside with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be cooler, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
Visiting Manly Beach and Coogee Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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