11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane online vacation planner.

New York City, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 23- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 15 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Sydney, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 63°F and lows are around 46°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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