15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
4
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, thenexplore the activities along The Brisbane River, and finally kick back and relax at Moffat Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In December, daytime highs in Brisbane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Highlights from your plan
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, look for gifts at Japanache, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and finally explore the galleries of Anthea Polson Art. On your second day here, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip app.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Highlights from your plan
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Indian Head and then explore the activities along Champagne Pools.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island tour builder app.

Getting from Gold Coast to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Fraser Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Lake McKenzie and Lake Allom. We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek. See even more of Fraser Island: enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse and head outdoors with The Pinnacles.

Start your trip to Fraser Island by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Darling Harbour and The Rocks. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, stop by Sydney Fish Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Fraser Island to Sydney by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fraser Island in January: highs in Sydney hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at Port Melbourne Beach, and get into the urban bustle at Federation Square.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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