14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Muscat

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. You'll get in some beach time at Coogee Beach and Clovelly. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Muscat, Oman to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Muscat to Sydney. Traveling from Muscat in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, then learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower and then hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip itinerary site .

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairns journey maker .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove 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.
On the 30th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in January, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Half Moon Bay. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a tour by water with Melbourne Boat Hire, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planning tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Sandridge Beach ©
Sandridge Beach

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