15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  14​h 30​min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
6
Leura
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

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.
Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and St Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel route builder website .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, hike along Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Visit Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yellow Water and Bardedjilidji Walk. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing and make a trip to Mirrai Lookout.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planning website .

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 20th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns travel planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally learn about winemaking at Megalong Creek Estate.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Cairns to Leura in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in February; daily highs in Leura reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Megalong Creek Estate, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls, The National Pass
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Your inner history buff will appreciate Justice & Police Museum and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Drive from Leura to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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