15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights

3
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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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and view the masterpieces at Jason Ree.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip website.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Wineries
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Kuniya Walk and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Uluru Hiking Path and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary maker.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cairns, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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