15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

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

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary planning site .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Cairns, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

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Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally admire all the interesting features of Uluru. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Cairns in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. Head to Lightning Ridge Opal Mines and Haigh's Chocolates Collins Streetfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online trip builder .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 4th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower and then trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Clovelly, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In January in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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