14 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Sydney & Suburbs & Cairns Itinerary

14 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Sydney & Suburbs & Cairns Itinerary

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14 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Sydney & Suburbs & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Uluru has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Uluru and then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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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 inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Vaucluse House. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Get some historical perspective at Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Four Mile Beach). There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns attractions planning tool .

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Cairns at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Rex Lookout, Historic Village Herberton, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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