16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Bring the kids along to Anbangbang Billabong and Mamukala Wetlands. Popular historic sites such as Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls, and make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk.

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Manila, Philippines to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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.
Shop till you drop at Des Spencer Galleries and With Sugar. Kids will enjoy Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Spend the 20th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas road trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Walkatjara Art and Valley of the Winds. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kata Tjuta and Uluru Hiking Path. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and National Sports Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, have fun and explore at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip builder .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July: highs in Melbourne hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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