15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Greenock
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney


3
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kuniya Walk and Valley of the Winds. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website .

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 42°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

2
nights
Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then examine the collection at Hartley Street School Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, view the masterpieces at Talapi, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Jila Arts.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

3
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Murray Street Vineyards and Rockford Winery.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Greenock trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to Greenock. In December, Greenock is a bit cooler than Alice Springs - with highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Greenock

Wineries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Marananga, Nuriootpa, Seppeltsfield, Flaxman Wines
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rundle Mall and Fox Creek Wines. Your inner history buff will appreciate Adelaide Oval and ISKCON Adelaide. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia, and enjoy the sand and surf at Seacliff Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Adelaide trip builder tool .

Getting from Greenock to Adelaide by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Henley Beach, Horseshoe Bay
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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