19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 8 nights
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights

8
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studiofor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney road trip site.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In August in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Joel Coleman Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 17:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Get in touch with nature at Uluru and Walkatjara Art. Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Valley of the Winds are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and stroll through Kuniya Walk.

Before you visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Art will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Broken Head Nature Reserve (in Broken Head), Bundjalung National Park (in Evans Head) and Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park and browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Gold Coast takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Gold Coast, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Bundjalung National Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Head to Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage and Caloundra Regional Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, and find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Brisbane online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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