15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Calgary

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, stop by Readings Book Shop, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Calgary, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 17 hour difference. In October, Melbourne is somewhat warmer than Calgary - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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 15th (Mon), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Justice & Police Museum, and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island tour itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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