18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Hobart
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Perth
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Adelaide
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Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Darling Harbour and St. Mary's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Bronte Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Tamarama Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Anzac Memorial.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney online trip itinerary builder.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Sydney is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Kilda Beach and Spas. Visiting Brighton Beach and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Hanging Rock Reserve (in Woodend), Our Lady of the Rosary Church (in Kyneton) and Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (in Cranbourne). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Degraves Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Catholic Church Toorak, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally take a tour of May Queen.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Adventure · Wineries

Perth

— 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Cathedral and The Bell Tower. Escape the urban bustle at Caversham Wildlife Park and South Beach Recreation Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Perth to Fremantle to see The Fremantle Round House about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Perth War Cemetery and Annex, and see the interesting displays at WA Shipwrecks Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Perth itinerary planner.

Fly from Hobart to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Perth is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in April, with highs in Perth at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 4 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Wirra Wirra Vineyards and St Peter's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Henley Beach and Diving Adelaide. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Gemtree Wines (in McLaren Flat), K1 By Geoff Hardy (in Kuitpo) and McLaren Vale (Paxton Wines & McLaren Vale III Associates). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Tscharke Wines and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide vacation app.

Getting from Perth to Adelaide by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide. Traveling from Perth in April, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.