15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and finally contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre and then delve into the distant past at Ubirr.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) vacation planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (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
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and stop by Sydney Fish Market.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 14th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns tour itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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