15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
Mumbai

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Busselton Jetty. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Lake Cave, explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River online vacation maker .

Mumbai, India to Margaret River is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

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Augusta, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay, Busselton Jetty
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

2
days
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia and then see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Canberra takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Margaret River to Canberra. In June, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 21st (Thu), you're off toUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House

1
day
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 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Canberra to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Canberra in June, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 22°C and lows at 7°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

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Red Desert Reptiles
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru ©
Uluru

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Daintree Discovery Centre and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Cow Bay Beach and Shaolin Junk Cruises. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Port Douglas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Mossman Gorge, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

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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 June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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