15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  25​h
Perth
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
Jabiru
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Accra

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On your second day here, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth online travel route planner .

Accra, Ghana to Perth is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Accra to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Accra in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Perth: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Perth

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

All Saints Anglican Church, Bennett Brook Railway, Fremantle Prison
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church

1
night
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 5th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock and then make a trip to Ubirr. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water and then explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Perth to Jabiru by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Jabiru. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises and then experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Cairns in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

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 Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online travel route planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cairns in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Visit The Rocks and Government House for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Sydney at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Elizabeth Bay House ©
Elizabeth Bay House
Government House ©
Government House

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