15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
4
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 3 nights

2
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.
Attractions like Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planning site.

Mumbai, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then have some family-friendly fun at Viri VR. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, thensee the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Sydney Harbour Bridge. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney vacation planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph. On the next day, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, thenkick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip app.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Cairns in 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Palm Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by With Sugar, thenstroll through Four Mile Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Horses in Port, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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