14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  23​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Paris

3
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 14th (Mon), choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planning website .

Paris, France to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Paris to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Cairns is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
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 17th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in May, things will get little chillier in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
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, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

3
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, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

few
hours
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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