15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), hike along Kuniya Walk, make a trip to Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. On your second day here, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge and then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Mumbai, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 4 hour difference. When traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for slightly colder days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then stroll through Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower and then hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island travel website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 9th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip maker tool .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7.5 hours. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Spas & Wellness in Palm Cove, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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