15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 3 nights
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Sky Brewery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairns holiday planner.

Hyderabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. While traveling from Hyderabad, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from 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 photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brisbane online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in May, expect Brisbane to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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

4
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, stroll through Bondi Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and visit The Rocks.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip website.

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. May in Sydney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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 to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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