17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Vienna

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Swan River, then pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth road trip tool .

Vienna, Austria to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Perth is 7 hours. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Perth to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, hike along Kuniya Walk, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 4°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Gannon House Gallery. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
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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.
Wynnum Esplanade and Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel) will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre in Biggera Waters, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, pause for some serene contemplation at Albert Street Uniting Church, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and kick back and relax at Dicky Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, Wynnum Esplanade, Dicky Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre ©

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Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 24th (Wed) at Darwin Waterfront. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, look for gifts at Viva La Body, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Darwin reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Viva La Body ©
Viva La Body

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