15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing and then explore the ancient world of Ubirr. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, and then explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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

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 22nd (Tue), get advice or help 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. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

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You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Cairns in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Exhibition Building.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September: highs in Melbourne hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island attractions planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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