15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bremen
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Bremen

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 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip app .

Bremen, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Bremen to Cairns. Traveling from Bremen in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Cairns. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Billich Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): shop like a local with Melbourne Central, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, and then stop by Ambiance Gifts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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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 31st (Wed), hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can 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
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Ubirr and Yellow Water are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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