12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

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, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Sydney, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (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
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

3
nights
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online road trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. Keep things going the next day: get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns attractions tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, you will find days in Cairns are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 1st (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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