15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Tallahassee

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary maker app .

Tallahassee, USA to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 15 hours. Traveling from Tallahassee in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

3
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.
You've now added Balloon Rides to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Safaris in Port Douglas, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairns itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 87°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then stroll through Moffat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dicky Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in November, with highs in Brisbane at 80°F and lows at 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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.
Visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Valley of the Winds and Kuniya Walk. The adventure continues: get outside with Walpa Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, go for a walk through Field of Light, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 96°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. See some other sides of Sydney: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 77°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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