11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Dubai

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night
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 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then go for a walk through Field of Light, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dubai in February; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
day
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 13th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Douglas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Clovelly. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip builder .

Getting from Port Douglas to Sydney by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Let the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and Immigration Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine, and admire the masterpieces at The Johnston Collection.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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