15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  33​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally get great views at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Berlin, Germany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 33-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Sports Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and examine the collection at Federation Square.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra road trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

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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 The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Art Gallery of New South Wales and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 12th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island tour app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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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 13th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, stroll through Trinity Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns holiday maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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