13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  27​h
1
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Santiago


1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ned's Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip itinerary builder site .

Santiago, Chile to Lord Howe Island is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time (CLT) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 14 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

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
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 15th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach and get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas tour builder website .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): hike along Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Camp Cove. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, stroll through Coogee Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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