15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 1 night
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Port Douglas

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Start your trip to Port Douglas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Singapore, Singapore to Port Douglas is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Port Douglas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:

Cairns

— 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 11th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary builder.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 nights
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in March: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:

Melbourne

— 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Perth

— 1 night

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.