14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Paderborn
Fly:  32​h
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Paderborn

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, stroll through Bondi Beach, and appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder .

Paderborn, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paderborn in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, and don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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 16th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands, and then choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns planning app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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