18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
3
Mount Buller
— 1 night
4
Newhaven
— 2 nights
5
Brighton
— 2 nights
6
Melbourne
— 5 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Opal Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Birrunga Gallery & Dining.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brisbane is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Brisbane at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

5
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Gallery. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio, and get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Mount Buller

Mount Buller ©
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Stirling and then fly down the slopes at Mt Buller.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Mount Buller trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Mount Buller. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Buller ©
Mt Buller
Mount Stirling ©
Mount Stirling

2
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 1st (Sun), head off the coast to Churchill Island, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Head underground at Forrest Caves, then do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, and finally browse the exhibits of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with The Nobbies, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Newhaven online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Buller to Newhaven takes 4.5 hours. In October in Newhaven, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brighton.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Ventnor, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

2
nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
On the 3rd (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, then admire the natural beauty at Rippon Lea Estate, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church, view the masterpieces at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, then kick back and relax at Frankston Beach, and finally walk around Kevin Hayes Reserve Fenced Dog Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brighton trip planner.

Getting from Newhaven to Brighton by car takes about 2 hours. November in Brighton sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Elsternwick, Kevin Hayes Reserve Fenced Dog Park, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Frankston Beach, Chadstone - The Fashion Capital
Highlights from your plan
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Jewish Holocaust Centre ©
Jewish Holocaust Centre
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park ©
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Port Melbourne Beach and Half Moon Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and The Blender Studios. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, explore the galleries of Buxton Contemporary, view the masterpieces at Craft Victoria, and wander the streets of Melbourne Central.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Melbourne is just a short distance from Brighton. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Australian Print Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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