17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Manly
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + ferry:  4​h 30​min
4
Manly
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Manly
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Amsterdam


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1
night
Manly

Manly
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Manly Freshwater Parish. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Bouddi National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Manly sightseeing planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Manly is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Manly is 9 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in February; daily highs in Manly reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bouddi National Park, Manly Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bouddi National Park ©
Bouddi National Park
Manly Freshwater Parish ©
Manly Freshwater Parish

7
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.
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Macquarie Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. Next up on the itinerary: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, identify plant and animal life at Green Point Reserve, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planning website .

Sydney is very close to Manly. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley of the Winds as well as Mala Walk. On the 9th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then get the lay of the land with Mala Walk, and then go for a walk through Field of Light. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Manly.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Tours
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
night
Manly

Manly
To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Manly trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Manly in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Manly: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you're off toKatoomba.

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You've now added Jenolan Caves to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, admire all the interesting features of Pulpit Rock Lookout, then take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, then take some stellar pictures from Hanging Rock, and finally take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Jenolan Caves, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Katoomba trip planner .

You can drive from Manly to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Katoomba are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manly.

Things to do in Katoomba

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Jenolan Caves, Leura Cascades, Govetts Leap
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

1
night
Manly

Manly ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Manly Art Gallery and Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at North Head Sanctuary.

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Getting from Katoomba to Manly by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Wildlife Museums
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North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary
Manly Art Gallery and Museum ©
Manly Art Gallery and Museum

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