9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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Bus to Kranji Stn, Bus to Singapore Changi, Fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Sydney
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Cairns
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, hike along Kuniya Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip builder.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Johor Bahru in April, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:

Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

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, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Cairns

— 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 16th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Cairns at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.