7 days in Phillip Island, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

7 days in Phillip Island, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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7 days in Phillip Island, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Summerlands
— Few hours
+3
Drive + train + bus + Fly:  8​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Summerlands online trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Summerlands is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 18 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in Summerlands to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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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 19th (Mon): get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of car, train, and flight from Summerlands to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Summerlands in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, around 66°F, while days are much hotter, around 96°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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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 21st (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cairns online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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