15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Canungra
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: New York City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Woody Point Jetty (in Redcliffe). Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip maker website .

New York City, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get much hotter in Brisbane: highs are around 82°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Canungra.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, Woody Point Jetty
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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

1
night
Canungra

Canungra ©
Canungra is a small rural town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region local government area of South East Queensland, Australia. On the 29th (Fri), stop by Canungra Books and Art, appreciate the history behind Canungra War Memorial, relax in the rural setting at Mountview Alpaca Farm, then appreciate the history behind Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, and finally admire the sheer force of Killarney Glen.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Canungra holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Brisbane to Canungra in 1.5 hours. In March in Canungra, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Canungra

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Killarney Glen
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Killarney Glen ©
Killarney Glen
Canungra War Memorial ©
Canungra War Memorial

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally make a trip to Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide holiday maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canungra to Adelaide. Traveling from Canungra in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Adelaide, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

4
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Adelaide to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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