14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes University of Queensland as well as State Library Of Queensland. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eat Street Northshore, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane travel route planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planning tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, Cairns is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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