14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots Church. Visiting Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Shrine of Remembrance, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

Barcelona, Spain to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Melbourne. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Trin Warren Tam-boore ©
Trin Warren Tam-boore

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney holiday builder website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds. On the next day, get outside with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

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Fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are little chillier (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns route maker app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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