15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney


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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

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

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart itinerary site .

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

4
nights
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, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online day trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in November, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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