12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
On the 30th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

4
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Sydney. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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