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
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and QUT Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maroochydore Beach and Bulcock Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba), Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Head National Park and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online road trip planner .

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Brisbane are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Maroochydore Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage or North Terrace. Explore hidden gems such as Carrickalinga Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Allusion Wines (in Yankalilla), Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis) and Granite Island (in Victor Harbor). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Paulett Wines, learn about winemaking at Paxton Wines, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seacliff Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Adelaide takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Adelaide. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Allusion Wines, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Granite Island, Horseshoe Bay, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Degraves Street, and finally get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church.

Plan my day in Melbourne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, St John's Anglican Church, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St John's Anglican Church ©
St John's Anglican Church
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Nan Tien Temple and St. Mary's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Terrigal Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, take a stroll through Whale Beach, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Caves Beach, Terrigal Beach
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:
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Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach
Caves Beach ©
Caves Beach
Camp Cove ©
Camp Cove

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