15 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

15 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Melbourne & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kuniya Walk and Kata Tjuta. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Uluru, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app .

In October, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey builder app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 29°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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