12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

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.
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, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Manchester, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. In August in Sydney, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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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

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip site .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, trek along Kuniya Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

1
day
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 22nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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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