14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
End: Sydney

2
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.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along The Brisbane River and then have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands.

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Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Brisbane sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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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
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You've now added Scuba & Snorkeling to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas online travel route planner .

Sydney to Port Douglas is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 78°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Shaolin Junk Cruises, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Melbourne in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 56°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: The Nook (in Leura) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Wentworth Falls). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney vacation website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nielsen Park, The Nook, Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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