16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Miami
tram + Fly:  25​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Perth
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 30​min
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + tram:  23​h 30​min
End: Miami

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

Miami, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of tram, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Sydney is 15 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Miami in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

3
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the architecture and design of The University of Western Australia, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Perth travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Perth in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth due to the time zone difference. In June in Perth, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 46°F at night. You will leave for Torquay on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

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Fremantle, Tyler's Vineyard, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
day
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
On the 25th (Mon), cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay road trip site .

Getting from Perth to Torquay by combination of flight and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Torquay. Traveling from Perth in June, you will find days in Torquay are a bit cooler (57°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Melbourne.

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#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Torquay to Melbourne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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