15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  29​h
1
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Montreal

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Perth online itinerary planner .

Montreal, Canada to Perth is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 13 hours. Traveling from Montreal in April, expect nights in Perth to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are much hotter, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Cairns is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in April, Cairns is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, make a trip to Uluru, and then hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Walkatjara Art, then get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cairns in April since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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