15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly:  24​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Islamabad

3
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, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Islamabad to Melbourne. March in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 13th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra travel planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Canberra are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey maker website .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
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 18th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors 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
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. On your second day here, do a tasting at Talijancich Wines, do a tasting at Tyler's Vineyard, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Cairns to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cairns to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Perth, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tyler's Vineyard, Talijancich Wines, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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