7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner
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— 2 nights
— 1 night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights


Sydney — 2 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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cairns.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Cairns — 1 night

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 20th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

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.
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 Field of Light, identify plant and animal life at Uluru Astro Tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cairns in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Australia travel guide

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.