13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Manama

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Manama, Bahrain to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Sydney is 7 hours. Traveling from Manama in July, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
nights
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.
Spend the 29th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
On the 1st (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July in Cairns, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), get outside with Walpa Gorge and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds. On the next day, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk.

Make your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Cairns in August, plan for slightly colder days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online travel planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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