10 days in South Perth, Canberra & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in South Perth, Canberra & Brisbane Itinerary

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10 days in South Perth, Canberra & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
South Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Zurich

1
night
South Perth

South Perth ©
South Perth is a residential suburb 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of the central business district of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, which adjoins the southern shore of Perth Water on the Swan River. On the 16th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve and then take in the waterfront at South Perth Foreshore. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, and then look for gifts at Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the South Perth online trip itinerary builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to South Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich to South Perth, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zurich in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in South Perth, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in South Perth

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 18th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and then get curious at Questacon.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Canberra trip planner .

Traveling by flight from South Perth to Canberra takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from South Perth to Canberra. Traveling from South Perth in May, things will get little chillier in Canberra: highs are around 19°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brisbane journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, Brisbane is somewhat warmer than Canberra - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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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

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