13 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  30​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
+2
Fly + foot + train:  7​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Boston

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day
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 3rd (Wed): trek along Kuniya Walk, then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner.

Boston, USA to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 14 hours. While traveling from Boston, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Natural Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Burleigh Head National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Coast: O'Reillys Birds of Prey (in Lamington National Park), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Tweed Heads) and Whian Whian State Conservation Area (in Whian Whian). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, explore the striking landscape of John Laws Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast attractions planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Gold Coast by combination of flight and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, expect nights in Gold Coast to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are slightly colder, around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Whian Whian State Conservation Area, Fishing Charters & Tours, O'Reillys Birds of Prey
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

5
nights
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.
Visiting Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Wentworth Falls will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kiama Blowhole and Manly Scenic Walkway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park), Bass Point Reserve (in Shellharbour) and Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets, and kick back and relax at Shelly Beach.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Sydney trip maker tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock, Kiama Blowhole, Bald Hill Lookout, Bass Point Reserve
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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