13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route builder tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Flinders Chase National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Brisbane to Kangaroo Island in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Visiting Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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