16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Canberra
— 1 night
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
6
Melbourne
— 1 night
7
Ballarat
— Few hours
8
Melbourne
— 1 night

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.
On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Frankston Beach, thenadmire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, and then view the masterpieces at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza, thendon't miss a visit to Main Street Mornington, thenhave fun at Exitus, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing planning site.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mornington, Frankston Beach, Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne ©
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach
Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza ©
Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza

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 29th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Canberra tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melbourne in June since evenings lows in Canberra dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Breakr ©
Breakr

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hillsong Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, get to know the resident critters at Symbio Wildlife Park, thentake some stellar pictures from Bald Hill Lookout, and finally appreciate the history behind Lawrence Hargrave.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bald Hill Lookout, Lawrence Hargrave, Symbio Wildlife Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park

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.
On the 4th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns tour builder app.

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in July, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Sandridge Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in July, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Trails

few
hours
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

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

You can drive from Melbourne to Ballarat in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Ballarat sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Gold Museum ©
The Gold Museum
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne
For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Ballarat to Melbourne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours

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