13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
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 27th (Sat): stroll through Coogee Beach and then stop by Altmann + Cherny - Australian Opals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Rozelle Collectors Market, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning website .

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 2 hours. In July, Sydney is colder than Manila - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach
Hyde Park Barracks Museum ©
Hyde Park Barracks 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.
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Gallery of Modern Art will appeal to museum buffs. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre in Biggera Waters, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, catch a live performance at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, and let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

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Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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.
Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne visit 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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, then kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and finally stop by Giulians.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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