15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Alice Springs
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

1
night
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 8th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Perth. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Perth when traveling from Manchester in August, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Perth to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

3
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-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, expect nights in Sydney to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Oxenford to see Warner Bros. Movie World about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Brisbane are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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