15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Moline
Fly:  29​h
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
Margaret River
— 1 night
Fly:  40​h
End: Moline

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker tool .

Moline, USA to Sydney is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Moline to Sydney. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Moline in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 76°F and lows are around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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.
On the 6th (Sun), appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. On the next day, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palm Cove Beach and Mossman Gorge. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas in Port Douglas, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge, Trinity Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Broome route maker website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Broome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Broome is somewhat warmer than Cairns - with highs of 93°F and lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Margaret River.

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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Jewel Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and then kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Jewel Cave, Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Mammoth Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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