15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  25 h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. There's lots more to do: stop by Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, wander the streets of The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Sydney is much warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Canberra when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and ArtVo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and St Thomas Aquinas' Church. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Museo Italiano, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Opal Museum. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, and stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Brisbane reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum

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