13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  19 h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, stop by Sydney Fish Market, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool.

Bengaluru, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. Family-friendly places like Sovereign Hill and Melbourne Zoo will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, don't miss a visit to Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 42°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Village Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas online travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Douglas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Village Gallery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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