16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18​h
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
Whitsunday Island
— Few hours
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Attractions like Manly Beach and Coogee Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

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Los Angeles, USA to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Blackheath.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

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nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Pulpit Rock Lookout, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and finally make a trip to Day FIne Art. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Perry's Lookdown.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blackheath trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blackheath takes 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Blackheath, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Blackheath

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Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head. Take a break from the city and head to Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Fraser Island. Traveling from Blackheath in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Fraser Island: highs are around 73°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Whitsunday Island.

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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hours
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then stroll through Whitehaven Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Whitsunday Island are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

3
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Bring the kids along to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Agincourt Reef. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Whitsunday Island to Port Douglas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Port Douglas when traveling from Whitsunday Island in June, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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Side Trip

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

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 22nd (Sat): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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