16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in March, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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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.
Kids will enjoy South Bank Parklands and Roma Street Parkland. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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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 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cairns holiday tool.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in April, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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