15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Valley of the Winds and Kuniya Walk. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip site.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dhaka City to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 4 hours. In April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 9th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, thentrek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

2
nights
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 11th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cairns sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Cairns. In April, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive 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
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
On the 13th (Mon), see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get outside with Horses in Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas day trip app.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Port Douglas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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