14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hobart
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
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Darwin
— 1 day
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Cairns
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 30th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and finally snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hobart trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Syracuse, USA to Hobart is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 15 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Syracuse in June: highs in Hobart hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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

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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 go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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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

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

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

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), hike along Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (69°F), and nights are little chillier (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Darwin online visit planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July: highs in Darwin hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 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
Speed Boats Tours
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palm Cove Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda, approximately Kuranda away.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in July, you will find days in Cairns are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can 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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