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

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

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

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  29​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Visiting Kuniya Walk and Walpa Gorge will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Atlanta, USA to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Atlanta to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In March, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is much warmer than Atlanta - with highs of 95°F and lows of 70°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toSydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, and finally admire all the interesting features of Lincoln's Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, trek along The Giant Stairway, then explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Katoomba online route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Katoomba takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Katoomba, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Govetts Leap
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blacktown to see Featherdale Wildlife Park about 46 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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