14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Sydney

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cockatoo Island, Sydney Great Escapes - Blue Mountains Day Tours, Australian Museum, and other attractions.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Figure 8 Pools
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Australian Museum ©
Australian Museum
Cockatoo Island ©
Cockatoo Island

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours as well as St Peter's Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, you will find days in Adelaide are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). You will leave for Melbourne on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Adelaide

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours ©
Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours
St Peter's Cathedral ©
St Peter's Cathedral

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Melbourne Gaol, Immigration Museum, ArtVo, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the world behind art at ArtVo, then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road and then enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 42°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum

2
nights
Cairns

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Barrier Reef Charters as well as Palm Cove Beach. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Great Barrier Reef Charters.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Cairns is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toBrisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Great Barrier Reef Charters
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
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 SkyPoint Observation Deck as well as Surfers Paradise Beach. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in August; daily highs in Brisbane reach 71°F and lows reach 50°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

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