15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Rooty Hill
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Wisemans Ferry
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney


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5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck as well as Taronga Zoo. Kids will enjoy Speers Point Park and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bronte Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Science Space (in Wollongong) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Tamarama Beach, Shelly Beach, Speers Point Park, Bronte Beach
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Speers Point Park ©
Speers Point Park
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

few
hours
Rooty Hill

Rooty Hill
To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rooty Hill trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Rooty Hill takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Rooty Hill are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will leave for Katoomba on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Rooty Hill

Fun & Games Shopping Parks
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2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, then get great views at The Three Sisters, then get great views at 3 Sisters Echo Point, and finally hike along Prince Henry Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take some stellar pictures from Cahill's Lookout, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Katoomba online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rooty Hill to Katoomba takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Prince Henry Cliff Walk ©
Prince Henry Cliff Walk
Echo Point Lookout ©
Echo Point Lookout
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Avoca Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Terrigal Beach, then get great views at Marie Byles Lookout, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australian Reptile Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Wisemans Ferry day trip planner .

Getting from Katoomba to Wisemans Ferry by car takes about 2 hours. In December in Wisemans Ferry, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Terrigal, Palm Beach, Australian Reptile Park, Marie Byles Lookout
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Horseback Riding Tours and Four Mile Beach. Explore hidden gems such as St Mary’s by The Sea chapel and Opal Reef. Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Tranquility Falls (in Daintree) and Cape Tribulation Beach (in Cape Tribulation). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wisemans Ferry to Port Douglas. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Wisemans Ferry in December since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tranquility Falls, Cape Tribulation Beach
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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