15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Sandys Parish, Bermuda
Fly:  32​h
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  27​h
Sandys Parish, Bermuda

2
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 16th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

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Sandys Parish, Bermuda to Brisbane is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Sandys Parish to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sandys Parish in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Brisbane. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in May: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

3
days
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 20th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In May in Cairns, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, make a trip to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

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You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairns in May, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

3
days
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

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