16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 5 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.
Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like The Great Ocean Road and Sovereign Hill will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip maker tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Melbourne is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Canberra, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Get outdoors at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Burleigh Head National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Pelican Feeding (in Labrador) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Canberra to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in June; daily highs in Brisbane reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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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 Bondi Beach and Sydney Opera House. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Brett Whiteley Studio. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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