15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Get some cultural insight at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Darwin Aviation Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Territory Wildlife Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Parliament House, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin online trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Darwin is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from Manchester to Darwin due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in June, plan for warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

4
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yellow Water Cruises and Ubirr. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Maguk Gorge and Bardedjilidji Walk. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gubara.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

2
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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.
On the 30th (Thu), trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then go for a walk through Mala Walk, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

5
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Cairns

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Birdworld Kuranda and Palm Cove Beach. Explore hidden gems such as The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Barron Falls. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda--about 40 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.