15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation planner
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas — 2 nights

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.
Jimmy Rum's has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then get a taste of local nightlife at Jimmy Rum's. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip builder website.

Mumbai, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Cairns.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns day trip planning site.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip
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Sydney — 4 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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Melbourne — 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally make a trip to Block Arcade.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 4 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, go for a walk through Mala Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
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.
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