15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Dubai

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 5 hours. Traveling from Dubai in June, things will get much colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker website .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Port Douglas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
day
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 7th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In June, Brisbane is a bit cooler than Port Douglas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 8th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip builder .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks Parks
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Family-friendly places like Manly Beach and Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planning website .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
nights
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 12th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, and finally admire the striking features of German Lutheran Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take an in-depth tour of Italian Museum and Historical Society.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM HONG KONG May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SWEDEN May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Gold Coast BY A USER FROM UKRAINE May, outdoors, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Melbourne & Aireys Inlet BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans