14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Perth
— 1 day
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
5
Brisbane
— 2 nights
6
Cairns
— 1 night
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights

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day
Perth

Perth ©
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 13th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Perth is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Perth. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect nights in Perth to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in December; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney tour planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour site.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip website.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker app.

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at With Sugar.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker site.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

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