15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Katherine
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Territory Wildlife Park, and then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve, learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin itinerary builder site.

Manchester, UK to Darwin is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 9.5 hours. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Darwin: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then hike along Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park and then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Katherine online trip planner.

You can drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in August, Katherine is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park ©
Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. On the next day, examine the collection at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Katherine to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Katherine in August, with highs in Alice Springs at 27°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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 discover tucked-away gems like Helicopter Tours and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get outdoors at Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, hike along Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jason Ree. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney travel planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Sydney are little chillier (22°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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