15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 27th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns route builder site .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Cairns at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island trip site .

Getting from Cairns to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Cairns in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Hamilton Island, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and cool off at Dreamworld.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hamilton Island to Gold Coast in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hamilton Island in October since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October in Sydney, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

Similar Plans

19 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Adelaide & Sydney BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Sydney & Cairns BY A USER FROM SWEDEN September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 36 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT