12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  32​h
1
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Newark

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

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Newark, USA to Lord Howe Island is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Lord Howe Island is 15 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Clovelly and Shelly Beach. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House.

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Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Uluru and Valley of the Winds. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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