11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Durban

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum and then hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary website .

Durban, South Africa to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Durban to Sydney, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Durban in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip maker tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Museum and Eureka Skydeck 88. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and South Melbourne Market. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and explore the world behind art at Buxton Contemporary.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Gold Coast to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, and then take in the views from Elizabeth Quay.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth route maker website .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Perth in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gold Coast to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gold Coast in June, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Perth. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Elizabeth Quay ©
Elizabeth Quay

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