14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Shanghai

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairns driving holiday planner.

Shanghai, China to Cairns is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Shanghai to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Shanghai in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
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 5th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and then stroll through Ned's Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip maker app .

You can fly from Cairns to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Popular historic sites such as Justice & Police Museum and Museum of Sydney are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit Shrine of Remembrance and The Johnston Collection for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Federation Square, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Craft Victoria.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday planning app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): hike along Kuniya Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, things will get a bit warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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