15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns road trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. Traveling from New Delhi in February, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by With Sugar, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel route website .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, go for a walk through Field of Light, and get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Discover how to plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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