15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Dubbo
— 1 night
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
4
Devonport
— 1 night
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
6
St Helens
— 1 day
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
8
Sydney
— 2 nights

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 5th (Sun), walk around South Bank Parklands and then take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, thenidentify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane driving holiday website.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

1
night
Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, thensteep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, thendon't miss a visit to Western Plains Cultural Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Alladins Cave Bottle House.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dubbo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Dubbo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in April, plan for little chillier nights in Dubbo, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre
Alladins Cave Bottle House ©
Alladins Cave Bottle House

3
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, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne driving holiday site.

You can fly from Dubbo to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dubbo in April: highs in Melbourne hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Devonport.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Avenue, take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Devonport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Avenue ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Avenue

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thensnap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then stroll around City Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
City Park ©
City Park

1
day
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, browse for treasures at The Shop in the Bush, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, browse the exhibits of Suncoast Gallery, thenadmire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally browse the exhibits of East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our St Helens online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in St Helens are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana Dairy, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get great views at Barn Bluff and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder website.

Fly from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Sydney in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and train. April in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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