15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
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Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Swan Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Ballarat
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Mount Buller
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Thredbo Village
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Falls Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Albury
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
11
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
12
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
13
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
14
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
15
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Adelaide journey maker website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Adelaide. In July, daytime highs in Adelaide are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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Mildura

Mildura
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mildura trip planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Mildura in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mildura when traveling from Adelaide in July, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Swan Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Breweries & Distilleries
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Swan Hill

Swan Hill
Swan Hill is a city in the northwest of Victoria, Australia on the Murray Valley Highway and on the south bank of the Murray River, downstream from the junction of the Loddon River. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Swan Hill trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Mildura to Swan Hill takes 3 hours. You'll set off for Echuca on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Swan Hill

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. On the 10th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Great Aussie Beer Shed.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Echuca trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Swan Hill to Echuca by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial and then take an in-depth tour of Sovereign Hill.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ballarat trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Echuca to Ballarat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Ballarat are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©

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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 12th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, admire all the interesting features of Royal Botanic Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by train from Ballarat to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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Mount Buller

Mount Buller
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Before you visit Mount Buller, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Mount Buller takes 3.5 hours. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Snowy Mountains Hydro.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thredbo Village holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mount Buller to Thredbo Village takes 6 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Falls Creek.
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Snowy Mountains Hydro ©
Snowy Mountains Hydro

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Falls Creek

Falls Creek ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hit the slopes at Falls Creek Alpine Resort.

Plan my trip to Falls Creek with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Thredbo Village to Falls Creek in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albury.

Things to do in Falls Creek

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Falls Creek Alpine Resort ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort

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Albury

Albury
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Plan my day in Albury using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Falls Creek to Albury by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You will leave for Sydney on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Albury

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.
On the 17th (Wed), wander the streets of The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip website .

You can fly from Albury to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Albury in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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 19th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cairns online trip maker .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning website .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Cairns in July, plan for little chillier days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

Plan my trip to Perth with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Perth, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Kings Park War Memorial ©
Kings Park War Memorial

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