12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  21​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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night
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 27th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker app .

New Delhi, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, around 25°C, while days are much hotter, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne visit website .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, Melbourne is little chillier than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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