19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  7​h 15​min
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
End: Brisbane

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Shop till you drop at Brett Whiteley Studio and Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder site .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In August in Sydney, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Joel Coleman Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 17:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Get some cultural insight at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. Museum-lovers will appreciate Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Surfers Paradise Beach and David Fleay Wildlife Park. Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Art will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Lighthouse & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Bundjalung National Park (in Evans Head) and Broken Head Nature Reserve (in Broken Head). It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and stroll through Burleigh Head National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Gold Coast in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gold Coast when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Bundjalung National Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

2
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Caloundra Regional Art Gallery and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Let the collections at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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