14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Sydney

2
days
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.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along The Brisbane River and then have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands.

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Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Brisbane sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
days
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You've now added Scuba & Snorkeling to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas online travel route planner .

Sydney to Port Douglas is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 78°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Shaolin Junk Cruises, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Melbourne in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 56°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

8
days
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: The Nook (in Leura) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney tour planning app .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, The Nook, Nielsen Park, Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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