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 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Tamborine Mountain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: New Delhi

1
day
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 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then hunt for treasures at Eat Street Northshore.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Brisbane is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Brisbane, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Brisbane reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Eat Street Northshore ©
Eat Street Northshore

1
night
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): trek along Witches Falls Walking Trail, take in the exciting artwork at CapanArt Gallery, and then look for gifts at The Treat Shop.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tamborine Mountain holiday maker app .

You can drive from Brisbane to Tamborine Mountain in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Trails Outdoors Wildlife
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Witches Falls Walking Trail ©
Witches Falls Walking Trail
CapanArt Gallery ©
CapanArt Gallery
The Treat Shop ©
The Treat Shop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, then look for gifts at DUX Collection Sydney, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach, and then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tamborine Mountain to Sydney takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. June in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then take in the exciting artwork at Strathnairn Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Scott Leggo Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally stop by Trove Canberra.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Canberra online holiday builder .

Drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Canberra at 15°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Nature Parks
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Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and then get your game on at Zero Latency.

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

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park and then identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then look for gifts at Vineyard Road Cellar Door, and then stroll through Aldinga Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park, Vineyard Road Cellar Door, Aldinga Beach
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

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