14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly:  29​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
5
Darwin
— 1 day
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Syracuse

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Richmond Gaol, and finally take in the views from Richmond Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and finally go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip app .

Syracuse, USA to Hobart is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 15 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in June, you will find days in Hobart are colder (56°F), and nights are a bit cooler (41°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Richmond
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip site .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in July, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 65°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 4th (Thu), stroll through Coastal walk, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find out how to plan a trip to Port Macquarie, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for slightly colder days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 52°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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 5th (Fri): trek along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

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Fly from Port Macquarie to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 69°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
day
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Darwin Aviation Museum, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Darwin itinerary planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Darwin are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are much warmer (67°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Spend the 10th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Darwin in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cairns, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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