17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Madrid
Fly:  25​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
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  9​h
Jabiru
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  25​h
Madrid

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip site .

Madrid, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Madrid to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for much colder days in Sydney, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

3
days
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, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (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
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 4th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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 6th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises and then experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cairns vacation maker app .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

3
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Perth takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jabiru to Perth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Perth sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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