15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 15​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Calgary

2
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, take a stroll through The Rocks, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney itinerary app .

Calgary, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 17 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

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

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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 9th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns travel route planner .

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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 11th (Tue), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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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, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

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

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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