15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
5
Cairns
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 6th (Sun), browse the collection at State Library Victoria, thenget to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then get your game on at Zero Latency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, thensee the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. In September, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), look for gifts at With Sugar, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Horses in Port.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas online holiday builder.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, thenstroll through The Blue Arrow Circuit, thenwalk around Anzac Park, and finally hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Cairns sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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