7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Dallas

1
day
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 18th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

Dallas, USA to Cairns is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. In May in Cairns, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then take some stellar pictures from Uluru.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in May; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 76°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May: highs in Sydney hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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