15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  18​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Vancouver


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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from Vancouver to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vancouver in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

4
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, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 23rd (Sat), hike along Kuniya Walk and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the next day, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 26th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Cairns with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, 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

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