15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  6​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
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Nadi, Viti Levu

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation planner .

Nadi, Fiji to Sydney is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nadi in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly 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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by With Sugar. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Horses in Port, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and finally take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, expect nights in Port Douglas to be much hotter, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairns Kart Hire Track, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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