15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

few
hours
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip maker website .

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in February, things will get warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairns, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane road trip planning website .

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in February, with highs in Brisbane at 33°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

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

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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: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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