15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

4
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.
The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Manly Beach and Bondi Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online visit planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 7 hours. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kids will enjoy Four Mile Beach and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 16th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef and head outdoors with Horses in Port.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Thornton Beach, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

4
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.
Get outdoors at Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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