12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 2nd (Fri): walk around Roma Street Parkland and then enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online tour planner .

New Delhi, India to Brisbane is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Brisbane is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in August, things will get cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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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

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

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You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Gold Coast in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in the local highlights with Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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