13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, make a trip to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney driving holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder app .

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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 18th (Tue): walk around Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
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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

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