15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  31​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  22​h 30​min
End: Bristol

1
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 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Uluru, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planner.

Bristol, UK to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 31-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 9 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Manly Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 25th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder site .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard, then identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Government House and Garden. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Adelaide journey app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Adelaide sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Ashton Hills Vineyard
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

3
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Western Australian Maritime Museum. Get some cultural insight at The Shipwreck Galleries and Fremantle Prison. Go for a jaunt from Perth to Whiteman to see Caversham Wildlife Park about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, stroll through Scarborough Beach, make a trip to Elizabeth Quay, and stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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